Scythris mesoplecta Meyrick, 1921

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FAMILY Scythrididae
SUBFAMILY Scythridinae
GENUS Scythris
SPECIES mesoplecta
AUTHORMeyrick, 1921
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONScythris mesoplecta n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Eastern Cape], Cape Colony, Port St. Johns, xii.1915, leg. H. H. Swinny.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 16095♂, Type no. 2556, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1921b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 8(2):49–148.
PAGINATION 116

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Bengtsson B. A. 2014. The Afrotropical Scythrididae. - Esperiana Memoir 7:1–361. 347
South Africa Eastern Cape Meyrick E. 1921b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 8(2):49–148. 116

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