Oreocossus kilimanjarensis (Holland, 1892)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Oreocossus
SPECIES kilimanjarensis
AUTHOR(Holland, 1892)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIOND.[uomitus] kilimanjarensis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania, Kilimanjaro], leg. W. L. Abbott.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, USNM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDescribed again by Hampson (1896a: 252; pl. 7, fig. 8).
PUBLICATION Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89–95.
PAGINATION 94

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 20
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 134
Ethiopia   Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 55
Kenya   Strand E. 1909g. Über einige Schmetterlinge aus Kibwezi in British Ost-Afrika, nebst Bemerkungen über afrikanische Berlade-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte (75)1(3):367–374. 369
Malawi   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 386
South Africa Mpumalanga Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 55
Tanzania, United Republic of   Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89–95. 94
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. 394

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