Cosmopterix cressida Koster, 2016

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Cosmopteriginae
GENUS Cosmopterix
SPECIES cressida
AUTHORKoster, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCosmopterix cressida sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, Gilgil, 2100 m, 22.xi.2008, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz, L. Aarvik & A. J. Kingston.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°-37'0" Longitude: 36°22'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 7713♂, NMK; Paratypes 5♂, 6♀, genitalia slides J. C. Koster 7999♂, 8212♀, 7964♂, 7973♂, 7709♂, 8211♂, 7708♀, BMNH, ZMHB.
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 141–142, figs 24, 105, 173, 221

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. 141
Malawi   Koster J. C. 2016. The genus Cosmopterix Hübner of continental Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Cosmopterigidae). - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 158 (2015):87–318. 141

Host Plants

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