Alucita escobari Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2018

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FAMILY Alucitidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Alucita
SPECIES escobari
AUTHORUstjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAlucita escobari Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Mount Cameroon, SW slope, PlanteCam, 1100 m, 11–18.xii.2014, leg. V. Maicher, Sz. Sáfián, Š. Janeček & R. Tropek.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 4°11'0" Longitude: 9°7'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 201804♂, ZMJU; Paratypes 2♂, 1♀, genitalia slide 452♀, ZMJU, coll. Ustjuzhanin.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Sáfián Sz., Maicher V. & Tropek R. 2018. A newly discovered biodiversity hotspot of many-plumed moths in the Mount Cameroon area: first report on species diversity, with description of nine new species (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae). - ZooKeys 777:119–139.
PAGINATION 129–130, figs 10–12 Bhl

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Sáfián Sz., Maicher V. & Tropek R. 2018. A newly discovered biodiversity hotspot of many-plumed moths in the Mount Cameroon area: first report on species diversity, with description of nine new species (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae). - ZooKeys 777:119–139. 129

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