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 C. 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

Species pictures

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
Eswatini   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. J. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451-494. 478
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. J. 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 Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1-130, 32 pls. 60
Seychelles Mahé Bigot L. 1962. Les Ptérophorides des îles Seychelles (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 67(3-4):79-88. 81
South Africa   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1-198. 70
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Udovichenko P., Armstrong A. & Streltzov A. N. 2020. Plume moths in the protected areas of KwaZulu Natal province, Republic of South Africa. - Ecologica Montenegrina 27:11-21. 20
Tanzania   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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