Coleophora riftella Baldizzone & van der Wolf, 2020

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FAMILY Coleophoridae
SUBFAMILY Coleophorinae
GENUS Coleophora
SPECIES riftella
AUTHORBaldizzone & van der Wolf, 2020
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONColeophora riftella Baldizzone & van der Wolf, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, Rumuruti, 1800 m, 29.iv.2003, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°20'0" Longitude: 36°35'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide H. van der Wolf 9032♂, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, genitalia slides H. van der Wolf 10331♂, G. Baldizzone 16645♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Baldizzone G. & van der Wolf H. W. 2020a. On the taxonomy of Afrotropical Coleophoridae (III). New or little known species from Central and Oriental Africa (Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae). - Zootaxa 4763(2):151–174.
PAGINATION 162–164, figs 8, 31–35

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Baldizzone G. & van der Wolf H. W. 2020a. On the taxonomy of Afrotropical Coleophoridae (III). New or little known species from Central and Oriental Africa (Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae). - Zootaxa 4763(2):151–174. 162

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