Metacosmesis xerostola Diakonoff, 1983

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FAMILY Carposinidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Metacosmesis
SPECIES xerostola
AUTHORDiakonoff, 1983
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetacosmesis xerostola n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Asir Mts, Wadi Marah, 2000 m, 26–27.iv.1979, leg. H. G. Amsel.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide Diakonoff 10536♀, LNK; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slides Diakonoff 10535♀, 10537♀, LNK, RMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287.
PAGINATION 280–282, figs. 49, 71; pl. 2, figs. 32A–C

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 282

Host Plants

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