Metarbela chidzingai Lehmann, 2008

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Metarbela
SPECIES chidzingai
AUTHORLehmann, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarbela chidzingai spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Morogoro District, Mikumi, 1750 ft, v.1963, leg. Mrs. Marsh.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -6°52'0" Longitude: 37°38'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 01/052007♂, NMK; Paratype 1♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 06/052007♀, NMK.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Lehmann I. 2008. Ten new species of Metarbelidae (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea) from the coastal forests and the Eastern Arc Mountains of Kenya and Tanzania, including one species from two upland forests. - Journal of East African Natural History 97(1):43–82.
PAGINATION 53–55, figs. 1e, 2e; pl. 1, fig. 5

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Tanzania, United Republic of   Lehmann I. 2008. Ten new species of Metarbelidae (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea) from the coastal forests and the Eastern Arc Mountains of Kenya and Tanzania, including one species from two upland forests. - Journal of East African Natural History 97(1):43–82. 53

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