Procapperia insomnis (Townsend, 1956)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Procapperia
SPECIES insomnis
AUTHOR(Townsend, 1956)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCapperia insomnis n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nakuru.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 1♀, BMNH, NMB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Procapperia by P. Ustjuzhanin & V. Kovtunovich (2013: 156).
PUBLICATION Townsend A. L. H. 1956b. A new species of African plume moth (Alucitidae). - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 21 B(3):93-94.
PAGINATION 93-94

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
hackeri Arenberger, 2002 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Gielis C. 2009b. On a collection of Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) from Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. - Revue suisse de Zoologie 116(2):223-256. 241
Kenya   Townsend A. L. H. 1956b. A new species of African plume moth (Alucitidae). - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 21 B(3):93-94. 94
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. J. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451-494. 474
Namibia   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. J. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451-494. 474
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. 19
Tanzania     NHMO
Yemen   Arenberger E. 2002a. Pterophoridae 2. Deuterocopinae, Platyptiliinae: Trichoptilini, Oxyptilini, Tetraschalini. - In: Gaedike, R. (Ed.), Microlepidoptera Palaearctica. - — 11:1-287, pls 1-96. 74 (as hackeri)
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. 156

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Lamiaceae Tinnea aethiopica Kenya Townsend A. L. H. 1956b. A new species of African plume moth (Alucitidae). - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 21 B(3):93-94. 94