Aethalopteryx mesosticta (Hampson, 1916)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Aethalopteryx
SPECIES mesosticta
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1916)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDuomitus mesosticta, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Somalia N], Somaliland, Mandera, 47 miles SW of Berbera, 3000 ft, 07.iv.1909, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 9°52'0" Longitude: 44°43'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂, BMNH, OUMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Aethalopteryx by P. Schoorl (1990: 176). Considered a valid species by R. V. Yakovlev (2011: 80); had been synonymized with Hyleutis tristis Gaede, 1915 by M. Gaede (1930: 547).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2.
PAGINATION 165; pl. 2, fig. 30 Bhl

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Somalia   Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2. 165

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