Xyroptila africana Bigot, 1969

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Xyroptila
SPECIES africana
AUTHORBigot, 1969
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONXyroptilia [sic] africana nova sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Province Orientale], Stanleyville [Kisangani], 20.iv.1928, leg. A. Collart.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA; Allotype ♀, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 180, fig. 10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale 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. 180
Ghana   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 44
Nigeria   Kovtunovich V. N. & Ustjuzhanin P. Y. 2006. The genus Xyroptila Meyrick, 1908 in the world fauna: new species, new records and taxonomical comments. - Atalanta, Würzburg 37(1–2):249–276. 260
Tanzania, United Republic of     ZMUC

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