Megalorhipida leptomeres (Meyrick, 1886)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Megalorhipida
SPECIES leptomeres
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1886)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTrichoptilus leptomeres, n. s.
TYPE LOCALITYRéunion, Saint-Denis, end of iv, leg. E. Meyrick.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Gibeaux (1994b: 92), genitalia slide 19434♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1886a. On the classification of the Pterophoridae. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1886(1):1–21.
PAGINATION 15–16 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Arenberger E. 1999. Die Pterophoridae des Jemen. - Esperiana 7:245–262, pls. 6–7. 251
Kenya   Arenberger E. 1999. Die Pterophoridae des Jemen. - Esperiana 7:245–262, pls. 6–7. 251
Madagascar   Arenberger E. 2002b. Die Pterophoridae der 2. Jemen-Expedition durchgeführt im Frühjahr 1998 von den Herren A. Bischof, J. Bittermann, M. Fibiger, H. Hacker, H. Peks & H.-P. Schreier. - Esperiana 9:57–60. 58
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 478
Namibia   Arenberger E. 2004. Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera, Pterophoroidea). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:203–208. 205
Oman   Arenberger E. 1999. Die Pterophoridae des Jemen. - Esperiana 7:245–262, pls. 6–7. 251
Réunion   Meyrick E. 1886a. On the classification of the Pterophoridae. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1886(1):1–21. 16
Seychelles Mahé Bigot L. 1962. Les Ptérophorides des îles Seychelles (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 67(3–4):79–88. 81
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 60
South Africa   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 70
Swaziland   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 478
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gibeaux C. 1994b. Insectes Lépidoptères: Pterophoridae. - Faune de Madagascar 81:1–176. 93
Yemen   Arenberger E. 1999. Die Pterophoridae des Jemen. - Esperiana 7:245–262, pls. 6–7. 251

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