Walsinghamiella illustris (Townsend, 1958)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Walsinghamiella
SPECIES illustris
AUTHOR(Townsend, 1958)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPlatyptilia illustris sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nakuru, leg. A. L. H. Townsend.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Townsend; Allotype ♀, coll. Townsend; Paratypes 9♂, 1♀, BMNH, Coryndon Museum, Nairobi, coll. Townsend.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Townsend A. L. H. 1958. Four new species of African Heterocera. - The Entomologist 91:204–206, pl. 3.
PAGINATION 205–206; pl. 3, fig. 4

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Townsend A. L. H. 1958. Four new species of African Heterocera. - The Entomologist 91:204–206, pl. 3. 206
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 458
South Africa   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2010. On the fauna of the plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of KwaZulu Natal province (South-African Republic). - Euroasian Entomological Journal 9(4):689–719. 691

Host Plants

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