Nigilgia adjectella Walker, 1863

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FAMILY Brachodidae
SUBFAMILY Phycodinae
GENUS Nigilgia
SPECIES adjectella
AUTHORWalker, 1863
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNigilgia adjectella
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. J. Foxcroft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1863c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII.– Tortricites & Tineites. - — 28:i–iv, 287–561.
PAGINATION 512 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Nigeria   Kallies A. 2016. The Brachodidae of Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea), with implications for the origin of the family. - Zootaxa 4083(1):1–39. 19
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1863c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII.– Tortricites & Tineites. - — 28:i–iv, 287–561. 512

Notes:  All records from outside Africa refer to other Nigilgia species (see Kallies 2016: 21).

Host Plants

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