Megalorhipida defectalis (Walker, 1864)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Megalorhipida
SPECIES defectalis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1864)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPterophorus defectalis
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 5 Syntypes ♂, ♀, BMNH [C. Gibeaux 1994b: 90 mentions a holotype ♂ without abdomen].
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFleucodactylus
COMMENTTransferred to Megalorhipida by L. Bigot (1964a: 26).
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1864b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXX.- Tineites. - — 30:i-iv, 837-1096.
PAGINATION 943