Odontestra avitta Fawcett, 1918

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Hadeninae
GENUS Odontestra
SPECIES avitta
AUTHORFawcett, 1918
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOdontestra avitta, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Kedai, 08.xii.1911, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Fawcett J. M. 1918. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (1917)(3–4):233–250, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 236–237; pl. 1, fig. 15

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Berio E. 1964c. Osservazioni sul genere Odontestra Hmps. con descrizione di nuove specie Africane (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae - Hadeninae). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 94(5–6):107–111. 111
Eritrea   Berio E. 1941b. Contributo alla studio dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VII. Euchromiidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Lymantriidae, Lasiocampidae, Noctuidae raccolte dal sig. G. Vaccaro nel 1938. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 61:176–190. 184
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1918. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (1917)(3–4):233–250, pl. 1. 237
Tanzania, United Republic of     New record (NHMO)

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