Vietteilus vigens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Vietteilus
SPECIES vigens
AUTHOR(Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOxyptilus vigens
TYPE LOCALITYNew Zealand [wrong label].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S)  
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
africae (Walsingham, 1881) Synonym of species
maligna (Meyrick, 1913) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 188 (as maligna)
Kenya   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 46
Liberia   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N. & Sáfián Sz. 2017. New data on the Pterophoridae fauna of Liberia (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 4247(2):194–200. 195
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 461
Rwanda   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 46
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1881. On the Tortricidae, Tineidae and Pterophoridae of South Africa. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1881(2):219–288, pls 10–13. 279 (as africae)
South Africa Eastern Cape Kovtunovich V. Ustjuzhanin P., De Morney M., Udovichenko P. & Bezverkhov Yu. 2017. Fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) of Garden Route National Park, South Africa. - Zootaxa 4350(3):574–582. 575
Tanzania, United Republic of     ZMUC

Host Plants

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