Agdistis malitiosa Meyrick, 1909

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Agdistinae
GENUS Agdistis
SPECIES malitiosa
AUTHORMeyrick, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAgdistis malitiosa, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Pretoria, ii, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; 5 Paratypes ♂, ♀, TMSA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8.
PAGINATION 4; pl. 2, fig. 3

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 167
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 167
Ethiopia   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Gorbunov O. G. & Kemal A. 2011. On the fauna of the plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Ethiopia. - Amurian Zoological Journal 3(4):354–357, pl. 4. 354
Kenya   Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8. 4
Lesotho   Kovtunovich V. N. & Ustjuzhanin P. Y. 2011. On the fauna of the plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) of Lesotho. - African Invertebrates 52(1):167–175. 168
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 455
Namibia   Kovtunovich V. N. & Ustjuzhanin P. Y. 2009a. New species and records of plume moths of the genus Agdistis Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) from southern Africa. - Amurian Zoological Journal 1(1):37–44, pls. 3–4. 39
Rwanda   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2013. On the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Zimbabwe. - Amurian Zoological Journal 5(2):153–160, pl. 2. 154
South Africa Gauteng Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8. 4
South Africa Western Cape Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 165
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 14
Uganda   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 14
Zambia   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 455
Zimbabwe   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2013. On the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Zimbabwe. - Amurian Zoological Journal 5(2):153–160, pl. 2. 154

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