Titanoptilus melanodonta Hampson, 1905

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Titanoptilus
SPECIES melanodonta
AUTHORHampson, 1905
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTitanoptilus melanodonta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British E. Africa, N'dimy, Uganda Railway, mile 469, leg. C. S. Betton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1905e. On three remarkable new genera of Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1905(2):245–249.
PAGINATION 249 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur 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. 181
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1905e. On three remarkable new genera of Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1905(2):245–249. 249
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 457

Host Plants

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