Megalota purpurana Aarvik, 2004

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Megalota
SPECIES purpurana
AUTHORAarvik, 2004
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMegalota purpurana sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nairobi, 5400 ft, 15.vii.1949, leg. J. A. Riley.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°17'40" Longitude: 36°49'31"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BMNH 28978♂, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂, 3♀, genitalia slides Aarvik 23001–23006, MRAC/KMMA 00238♂, 00239♀, 00240♀, 00241♂, 00242♂, RMCA, coll. L. Aarvik.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155.
PAGINATION 104–105, figs. 54, 64–67, 105

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 104

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