Cosmopterix ariel Koster, 2016

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Cosmopteriginae
GENUS Cosmopterix
SPECIES ariel
AUTHORKoster, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCosmopterix ariel sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Taita Discovery Centre, Mwakaramba tank, 01.iv.2001, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -3°40'0" Longitude: 38°46'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 5734♂, RMCA; Paratypes 3♂, 1♀, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 7704♀, RMCA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Koster J. C. 2016. The genus Cosmopterix Hübner of continental Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Cosmopterigidae). - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 158 (2015):87–318.
PAGINATION 124–125, figs 10, 93, 160, 215

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Koster J. C. 2016. The genus Cosmopterix Hübner of continental Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Cosmopterigidae). - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 158 (2015):87–318. 124

Host Plants

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