Athrips albibasella Bidzilya, 2010

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Gelechiinae
GENUS Athrips
SPECIES albibasella
AUTHORBidzilya, 2010
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAthrips albibasella spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNamibia, Brandberg, Tsisab Valley, 01.iii.2002, leg. W. Mey.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -21°7'0" Longitude: 14°34'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide O. Bidzilya 51/10♂, ZMHB; Paratypes 15♂, 6♀, genitalia slides 26/02, 24/06, 20/06, 231/07, ZMHB, MHNG.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Bidzilya O. V. 2010. A taxonomic review of the genera Parapsectris Meyrick, 1911 and Athrips Billberg, 1820 in Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 5:341–408.
PAGINATION 358, figs. 18, 72; pl. 23, figs. 31, 32

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. & Bidzilya O. V. 2016. Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) bred from acacia in Kenya with description of eight new species. - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:116–145. 141
Namibia   Bidzilya O. V. 2010. A taxonomic review of the genera Parapsectris Meyrick, 1911 and Athrips Billberg, 1820 in Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 5:341–408. 358

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Bidzilya O. V. 2016. Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) bred from acacia in Kenya with description of eight new species. - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:116–145. 141