Ascalenia melanogastra (Meyrick, 1918)

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Chrysopeleiinae
GENUS Ascalenia
SPECIES melanogastra
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1918)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCholotis melanogastra n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Zululand, Nkwaleni, 10.i.1916, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no. 899, genitalia slide 4465, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59.
PAGINATION 28

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Sinev S. Yu. 2004. Agonoxenidae, Batrachedridae, Blastobasidae, Chrysopeleiidae, Cosmopterigidae, and Stathmopodidae (Lepidotera: Gelechioidea). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:107–130. 110
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59. 28

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