Metarbela shimonii Lehmann, 2008

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Metarbela
SPECIES shimonii
AUTHORLehmann, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarbela shimonii spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Coast, Kwale District, Gogoni Forest, near site 10, 15.ii.2006, leg. I. Lehmann.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 05/112006♂, BMNH COSS 412♂, BMNH; Paratypes 5♂, genitalia slides Lehmann 09/112006♂, 14/062007♂, NMK, NHMU, RMCA, coll. Lehmann.
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 47–48, figs. 1a, 2a; pl. 1, fig. 1

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   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. 47

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