Metarbela taifensis Wiltshire, 1988

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Metarbela
SPECIES taifensis
AUTHORWiltshire, 1988
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarbela taifensis n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Taif, 01.vii.1934, leg. H. St. J. Philby.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 23♂, genitalia slides Wiltshire 217♂, 228♂, BMNH, NHMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1988b. Fam. Metarbelidae, Geometridae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae (part 6). – In Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (eds.) Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 9:68–82.
PAGINATION 71; figs. 1, 28

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1988b. Fam. Metarbelidae, Geometridae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae (part 6). – In Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (eds.) Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 9:68–82. 71
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Bischof A. 1999. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected by A. Bischof, H. Hacker and H.-P. Schreier in autumn 1996 and B. Müller in summer 1987. - Esperiana 7:267–282, pls. 7–9. 268

Host Plants

Unknown