Aethalopteryx obscurascens (Gaede, 1930)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Aethalopteryx
SPECIES obscurascens
AUTHOR(Gaede, 1930)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONXyleutes obscurascens
TYPE LOCALITY[Ethiopia Central], Centr.[al] Abyss.[inia], Maraquo.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Gaede M. 1929–1930. Psychidae, Thyrididae, Metarbelidae, Aegeriidae, Cossidae, Hepialidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:481–488, 489–499, 501–513, 515–538, 539–551, 553–559.
PAGINATION 547; pl. 79, fig. h

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 167
Ethiopia   Gaede M. 1929–1930. Psychidae, Thyrididae, Metarbelidae, Aegeriidae, Cossidae, Hepialidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:481–488, 489–499, 501–513, 515–538, 539–551, 553–559. 547
Malawi   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 378
Namibia   Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 167
South Africa Limpopo Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 167
Swaziland   Yakovlev R. V. & Witt T. J. 2016e. Carpenter-Moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) of Swaziland, South Africa. - Far Eastern Entomologist 311:9–12. 10
Zimbabwe   Yakovlev R. V. & Lenz J. 2013. On the Fauna of Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Zimbabwe with description of a new species. - Zootaxa 3718(4):387–397. 393

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