Strigocossus elephas Yakovlev, 2013

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Strigocossus
SPECIES elephas
AUTHORYakovlev, 2013
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStrigocossus elephas Yakovlev sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Gulu District, Ajulu, 1035 m, 10.iv.2010, leg. P. Schmitt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MWM; Paratypes 10♂, coll. Murphy, Yakovlev.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393.
PAGINATION 381, figs 24–25, 53

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Yakovlev R. V., Sulak H. & Witt T. J. 2019. Preliminary list of Cossidae sensu str. (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea: Cossidae: Cossinae & Zeuzerinae) of the Republic of Angola with description of a new Strigocossus species. - Zootaxa 4586(3):445–460. 452
Eswatini   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
Malawi   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
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. 561
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381
Uganda   Yakovlev R. V. & Murphy R. J. 2013. The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species. - Zootaxa 3709(4):371–393. 381

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