Alucita malawica Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2016

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FAMILY Alucitidae
SUBFAMILY Alucitinae
GENUS Alucita
SPECIES malawica
AUTHORUstjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAlucita malawica Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYMalawi, Nkhorongo, 06.iv.2012, leg. V. Kovtunovich & P. Ustjuzhanin.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BMNH 22775♂, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂, 3♀, genitalia slides BMNH 22776♀, MfN 201609♀; BMNH; MfN, coll. Ustjuzhanin.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2016a. The Alucitidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of five new species. - Zootaxa 4126(4):533-547.
PAGINATION 543-544, figs 27-29

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2016a. The Alucitidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of five new species. - Zootaxa 4126(4):533-547. 543
Tanzania   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N. & Ustjuzhanina A. K. 2018. New species of many-plumed moths (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae) from Tanzania. - Zootaxa 4438(1):167-175. 168

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