Pterophorus spissa (Bigot, 1969)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Pterophorus
SPECIES spissa
AUTHOR(Bigot, 1969)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAciptilia spissa nova sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Equateur], Eala [5 km E of Mbandaka], vi.1935, leg. J. Ghesquière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°4'0" Longitude: 18°16'59"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA; Allotype ♀, RMCA; Paratypes 3♂, RMCA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Pterophorus by Gielis (1991b: 3).
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 202–204, fig. 26

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 53
Central African Republic   Gielis C. 1991b. Pterophorus Schäffer in the Ethiopian region: new species and checklist. - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 134:1–8. 5
Congo   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 104
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur 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. 203
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the West Kasai Bigot L. 1964d. Les Pterophoridae de Madagascar (2ième note) (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 69(9–10):199–201. 204
Ghana   Arenberger E. & Wojtusiak J. 1996. Pterophoridae aus Nigeria (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 48:73–85. 74
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. 200
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 493
Nigeria   Arenberger E. & Wojtusiak J. 1996. Pterophoridae aus Nigeria (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 48:73–85. 74
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. 401
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. 160

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