Aethalopteryx squameus (Distant, 1902)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Aethalopteryx
SPECIES squameus
AUTHOR(Distant, 1902)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDuomitus squameus, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Pretoria.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, BMNH, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Aethalopteryx by P. Schoorl (1990: 176).
PUBLICATION Distant W. L. 1902. Descriptions of new species of Heterocera from the Transvaal. - The Entomologist 35(471):212–214.
PAGINATION 213

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Yakovlev R. V., László G. M. & Witt T. J. 2019. First summary of Cossidae of Sierra Leone (West Africa) (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 47(187):557–565. 559
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 35
Cameroon     New record (R. Yakovlev)
Central African Republic   Yakovlev R. V., László G. M. & Witt T. J. 2019. First summary of Cossidae of Sierra Leone (West Africa) (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 47(187):557–565. 559
Ghana   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 64
Malawi   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 64
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 35
Sierra Leone   Yakovlev R. V., László G. M. & Witt T. J. 2019. First summary of Cossidae of Sierra Leone (West Africa) (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 47(187):557–565. 559
South Africa Gauteng Distant W. L. 1902. Descriptions of new species of Heterocera from the Transvaal. - The Entomologist 35(471):212–214. 213
Tanzania, United Republic of   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 64
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 35

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