Shimonia splendida (Fletcher D. S., 1968)

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FAMILY Metarbelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Shimonia
SPECIES splendida
AUTHOR(Fletcher D. S., 1968)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarbela splendida sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], Ruwenzori, Bundibugyo District, Bwamba Pass, 6500 ft, xii.1934–i.1935, leg. F. W. Edwards.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. – Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325–369.
PAGINATION 329, fig. 10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Lehmann I. & Rajaei H. 2013. Description of a new genus and three new species of Metarbelidae (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea) from East and Central Africa, with notes on biogeography. - Bonn zoological Bulletin 62(1):100–110. 106
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. – Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325–369. 329

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