Aethalopteryx forsteri (Clench, 1959)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Aethalopteryx
SPECIES forsteri
AUTHOR(Clench, 1959)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONXyleutes forsteri n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Namibia], S. W. Africa, Okahandja, 14.i.1937, leg. F. Gaerdes.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZSM; Allotype ♀, ZSM; Paratypes 8♂, 2♀, CMP.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred tp Aethalopteryx by R. V. Yakovlev (2011). Had been synonymized with Xyleutes tristis Gaede, 1915 by W. Mey (2016: 166); regarded as a separate species by R. V. Yakovlev et al. (2019: 449).
PUBLICATION Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27.
PAGINATION 14–15; pl. 2, figs 8–9

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Yakovlev R. V., Sulak H. & Witt T. J. 2019. Preliminary list of Cossidae sensu str. (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea: Cossidae: Cossinae & Zeuzerinae) of the Republic of Angola with description of a new Strigocossus species. - Zootaxa 4586(3):445–460. 450
Eswatini   Yakovlev R. V. & Witt T. J. 2016e. Carpenter-Moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) of Swaziland, South Africa. - Far Eastern Entomologist 311:9–12. 10
Malawi   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 378
Namibia   Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27. 15

Host Plants

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