Pselnophorus meruensis Gielis, 2008


FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Pselnophorus
SPECIES meruensis
AUTHORGielis, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPselnophorus meruensis spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Arumeru District, Mt Meru Forest Reserve, 9 km NNE of Olmotonyi, 2500 m, 08.ii.1992, leg. L. Aarvik.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide C. Gielis 4475♂, NHMO; Paratypes 7♂, 4♀, genitalia slides C. Gielis 5617, 5682, 5737, HNHM, coll. C. Gielis.
STATUS Synonym of species
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Pterophorus jaechi Arenberger, 1993; synonymized by C. Gielis (2009: 74).
PUBLICATION Gielis C. 2008f. Ten new species of Afrotropical Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera). - Zoölogische Mededelingen, Leiden 82(6):43-57.
PAGINATION 50-51, figs 9, 18, 24

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