Strigocossus elephas Yakovlev sp. nov.

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Strigocossus
SPECIES elephas
AUTHORYakovlev sp. nov.
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStrigocossus elephas Yakovlev sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Gulu District, Ajulu, 1035 m, 10.iv.2010, leg. P. Schmitt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Witt; Paratypes 10♂, coll. Murphy, Yakovlev.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393.
PAGINATION 381, figs. 24–25, 53

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
Swaziland   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
Uganda   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381

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