Afroarabiella poliopterus (Clench, 1959)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Cossinae
GENUS Afroarabiella
SPECIES poliopterus
AUTHOR(Clench, 1959)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArctiocossus poliopterus n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Namibia], S. W. Africa, Brandberg, 14.x.1952, leg. F. Gaerdes.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -21°7'0" Longitude: 14°34'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Clench F9♂, ZSM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Afroarabiella by Mey (2015: 41).
PUBLICATION Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27.
PAGINATION 21–23, fig. 8; pl. 3, fig. 9

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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
namaquensis Yakovlev, 2014 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27. 22
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
South Africa Northern Cape Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 14
South Africa Western Cape Mey W. 2017b. Corrections and additions to the Cossidae fauna of southern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Entomologische Zeitschrift 127(4):218–222. 218

Host Plants

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