Athetis melanosema Hampson, 1914

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Athetis
SPECIES melanosema
AUTHORHampson, 1914
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONA.[thetis] melanosema
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], Mashonaland, Salisbury [Harare], leg. G. A. K. Marshall.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -17°51'40" Longitude: 31°1'45"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTAn objective replacement name for Athetis melanopis Hampson, 1909.
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1914b. Descriptions of new genera and species of Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 13(73):146–175; (74): 197–223.
PAGINATION 158 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Fletcher D. S. 1963a. Exploration du Parc National Albert (deuxième série). 1. Geometridae; 2. Noctuidae. - — 15(1):1–70, 14 pls; 2: 71–155, 14 pls. 83
Kenya   Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177–323. 205
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1963a. Exploration du Parc National Albert (deuxième série). 1. Geometridae; 2. Noctuidae. - — 15(1):1–70, 14 pls; 2: 71–155, 14 pls. 83
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583. 352 (as melanopis)

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