Afroarabiella tahamae (Wiltshire, 1949)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Cossinae
GENUS Afroarabiella
SPECIES tahamae
AUTHOR(Wiltshire, 1949)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCossus tahamae sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Buraiman, coastal plain, near Jeddah, 02.ii.1948, leg. A. R. Waterston.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide COSS 232♂, BMNH; Paratype 1♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Afroarabiella by Yakovlev (2008a: 390).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1949a. Middle East Lepidoptera, IX [sic, recte X]. New species and forms from Arabia and Persia, with a description of the genus Tamsola from Iraq. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 33:353–372.
PAGINATION 371; pl. 1, fig. 19

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1949a. Middle East Lepidoptera, IX [sic, recte X]. New species and forms from Arabia and Persia, with a description of the genus Tamsola from Iraq. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 33:353–372. 371
Yemen   Yakovlev R. V. 2008a. Afroarabiella gen. nov. – a new genus of Cossidae (Lepidoptera) from the African and Arabian Peninsula. - Atalanta, Würzburg 39(1–4):389–395. 390

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