Metarbela abdulrahmani Lehmann, 2008

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Metarbela
SPECIES abdulrahmani
AUTHORLehmann, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarbela abdulrahmani spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Muheza District, East Usambara Mountains, Amani, 19.xi.1965, leg. R. H. Carcasson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -4°44'0" Longitude: 38°29'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 15/042007♂, NMK; Paratypes 2♂, BMNH.
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 52–53, figs. 1d, 2d; pl. 1, fig. 4

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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. 52

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