Crassuncus timidus (Meyrick, 1908)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Crassuncus
SPECIES timidus
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPterophorus timidus, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Northdene, leg. Spiller.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Crassuncus by Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich (2010).
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1908a. Notes and descriptions of Pterophoridae and Orneodidae. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1907(4):471–511.
PAGINATION 494 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Gielis C. 2009a. Nomenclature changes in Afrotropical Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera). - Phegea 37(2):74. 251
Malawi   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 51
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick E. 1908a. Notes and descriptions of Pterophoridae and Orneodidae. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1907(4):471–511. 494
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 51
Uganda   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Anikin V. & Aarvik L. 2016. Additions to the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Uganda. - Zootaxa 4132(3):393–402. 396
Zimbabwe   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2013. On the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Zimbabwe. - Amurian Zoological Journal 5(2):153–160, pl. 2. 159

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