Cosmopterix heckfordi Koster, 2016

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Cosmopteriginae
GENUS Cosmopterix
SPECIES heckfordi
AUTHORKoster, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCosmopterix heckfordi sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya Central, Castle Forest Lodge, 2050 m, 23.x.2013, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz, B. Heckford & S. Beavan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°-22'51" Longitude: 37°18'35"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 8216♀, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 1♀, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 8205♂, 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 153–154, figs 37, 115, 181, 225

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. 153

Host Plants

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