Meharia acuta Wiltshire, 1982

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Mehariinae
GENUS Meharia
SPECIES acuta
AUTHORWiltshire, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMeharia acuta n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Wadi Hanaka, xi.1936, leg. H. St. J. Philby.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 5♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331.
PAGINATION 276, fig. 3a; pl. 1, fig. 3

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Yakovlev R. V. & Saldaitis A. 2008. Rambuasalama augustasi gen. nov. et spec. nov. of Cossidae from Madagascar (Lepidoptera, Cossidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 39(1–4):401–403. 51
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 276
United Arab Emirates   Yakovlev R. V. & Breithaupt R. 2013. The first data on the Cossidae fauna (Lepidoptera) from the Eastern Emirates of the UAE. - Amurian Zoological Journal 5(2):176, pl. 1. 176
Yemen   Yakovlev R. V. & Saldaitis A. 2008. Rambuasalama augustasi gen. nov. et spec. nov. of Cossidae from Madagascar (Lepidoptera, Cossidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 39(1–4):401–403. 51

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