Cosmopterix nyikensis Koster, 2016

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Cosmopteriginae
GENUS Cosmopterix
SPECIES nyikensis
AUTHORKoster, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCosmopterix nyikensis sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYMalawi, Nyika Plateau, W of Chelinda Camp, 2200 m, 12.x.1996, leg. W. Mey & M. Nuss.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide J. C. Koster 7972♀, ZMHB; Paratype 1♀, 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 167–168, figs 53, 188, 229

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   Koster J. C. 2016. The genus Cosmopterix Hübner of continental Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Cosmopterigidae). - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 158 (2015):87–318. 167

Host Plants

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