Anthophila massaicae Agassiz, 2008

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FAMILY Choreutidae
SUBFAMILY Choreutinae
GENUS Anthophila
SPECIES massaicae
AUTHORAgassiz, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnthophila massaicae sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, e.l. 20.xi.1999, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, NMK; Paratypes 5♂ and 12♀, genitalia slides Agassiz 873, 993–995, NMK, BMNH, coll. Agassiz.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Agassiz D. J. L. 2008. Anthophila massaicae sp. n. (Choreutidae) a remarkable case of parallel evolution. - Nota lepidopterologica 31(2):227–230.
PAGINATION 227–228, figs. 1, 3, 5–8

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2008. Anthophila massaicae sp. n. (Choreutidae) a remarkable case of parallel evolution. - Nota lepidopterologica 31(2):227–230. 227

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Urticaceae Urtica massaica Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. 2008. Anthophila massaicae sp. n. (Choreutidae) a remarkable case of parallel evolution. - Nota lepidopterologica 31(2):227–230. 227