Salagena tessellata Distant, 1897

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Salagena
SPECIES tessellata
AUTHORDistant, 1897
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSalagena tessellata, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Pretoria, leg. W. L. Distant.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211.
PAGINATION 210 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Lehmann I. & Kioko E. 2000. Preliminary survey on butterflies and moths and their habitats in two Kaya forests of the Kenya coast. - Metamorphosys Occasial Supplements 4:1–51. 157
South Africa Gauteng Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211. 209
Swaziland     TMSA
Tanzania, United Republic of   Lehmann I. 2009. Six new species of Metarbelidae (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea) from the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, including one new species from Marenji Forest in southeast coastal Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 97 (2008)(2):184–206. 201

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