Melisomimas metallica Hampson, 1914

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Melisomimas
SPECIES metallica
AUTHORHampson, 1914
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMelisomimas metallica, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNigeria S, Ibadan District, leg. W. A. Lamborn.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDoes not belong to Metarbelidae (Lehmann pers. comm.).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1914d. Two new species of wood-boring moths from West Africa. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5(3):245, pl. 17.
PAGINATION 245 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Nigeria   Hampson G. F. 1914d. Two new species of wood-boring moths from West Africa. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5(3):245, pl. 17. 245
Sierra Leone   Hampson G. F. 1914d. Two new species of wood-boring moths from West Africa. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5(3):245, pl. 17. 245

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Mimosaceae Albizzia sp. Nigeria Hampson G. F. 1914d. Two new species of wood-boring moths from West Africa. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 5(3):245, pl. 17. 245