Afromelittia haematopis (Fawcett, 1916)

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Afromelittia
SPECIES haematopis
AUTHOR(Fawcett, 1916)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMelittia haematopis, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Kedai, 2500 ft, 13.xii.1911, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 736–737; pl. 1, fig. 1 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Bartsch D. 2016b. Melittia fiebigi spec. nov. and Afromelittia caerulea spec. nov., two new Melittiini from southern Africa (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:109–115. 109
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1. 736
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
Yemen   Petersen M. 2001. Sesiidae aus dem Jemen. - Esperiana 8:574, pl. 28. 601

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