Paralebedella estherae Lehmann, 2008

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Paralebedella
SPECIES estherae
AUTHORLehmann, 2008
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONParalebedella estherae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Tanga District, E. Usambara Mts, Amani, ii.1964, leg. G. Pringle.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -5°6'0" Longitude: 38°37'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 06/112006♂, NMK; Paratypes 4♂, genitalia slide Lehmann 02/042007♂ (BMNH COSS 411♂), 08/052007♂, 01/042007♂, BMNH, NMK.
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 57–60, figs. 1g, 2g; pl. 2, fig. 1

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 57
Uganda   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. 57

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