Alloclita cerritella (Riedl, 1993)

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Antequerinae
GENUS Alloclita
SPECIES cerritella
AUTHOR(Riedl, 1993)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONProceleustis cerritella n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Jeddah, 21.ii.1979, leg. W. Büttiker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide Riedl 1364♀, NHMB; Paratypes 10♂, 1♀, genitalia slides Riedl 1368♂, 1369♂, 1370♀, 1309♂, 1365♂, NHMB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Alloclita by Sinev (2002: 39).
PUBLICATION Riedl T. 1993a. Cosmopterigidae and Chrysopeleiidae (Lepidoptera) from Saudi Arabia, and a concise catalogue of the species of the genus Proceleustis Meyrick. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 13:144–151.
PAGINATION 145–147, fig. 2a–f

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman     New record (J. Monks)
Saudi Arabia   Riedl T. 1993a. Cosmopterigidae and Chrysopeleiidae (Lepidoptera) from Saudi Arabia, and a concise catalogue of the species of the genus Proceleustis Meyrick. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 13:144–151. 145
United Arab Emirates   Koster J. C. 2010b. Order Lepidoptera, family Cosmopterigidae. – In: A. van Harten (Ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 3:532–551. 533

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