Cosmia polymorpha Pinhey, 1968

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Cosmia
SPECIES polymorpha
AUTHORPinhey, 1968
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCosmia polymorpha spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], S Rhodesia, Salisbury [Harare], 14.ii.1963, leg. E. C. G. Pinhey.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -17°51'40" Longitude: 31°1'45"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, NMB; Allotype ♀, NMB; Paratypes ♂, ♀ (number not stated), NMB, TMSA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Pinhey E. C. G. 1968b. Some new African Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 25(9):153–176.
PAGINATION 160–161, fig. 7; pl. 13, fig. 6

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1968b. Some new African Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 25(9):153–176. 161
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1968b. Some new African Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 25(9):153–176. 161

Host Plants

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