Melittia pyropis Hampson, 1919

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Melittia
SPECIES pyropis
AUTHORHampson, 1919
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMelittia pyropis n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Malawi], Br. C. Africa, Nyasaland, Mt Mlanje, 13.vi.1913, leg. S. A. Neave.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -15°57'0" Longitude: 35°37'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratype 1♀, type no LEPI 4091, OUMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1919a. A classification of the Aegeriadae of the Oriental and Ethiopian regions. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):46–119.
PAGINATION 84–85 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Gorbunov O. G. 2015. Contributions to the study of the Ethiopian Lepidoptera. I. The genus Melittia Hübner, 1819 ["1816"] (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) with description of a new species. - Zootaxa 4033(4):543–554. 547
Malawi   Hampson G. F. 1919a. A classification of the Aegeriadae of the Oriental and Ethiopian regions. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):46–119. 85
Mozambique   Gorbunov O. G. 2015. Contributions to the study of the Ethiopian Lepidoptera. I. The genus Melittia Hübner, 1819 ["1816"] (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) with description of a new species. - Zootaxa 4033(4):543–554. 547
Somalia   Berio E. 1941c. Elenco di lepidotteri eteroceri raccolti da Querci-Romei in Somalia con diagnosi di nuove specie. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 20:118–124. 122
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1919a. A classification of the Aegeriadae of the Oriental and Ethiopian regions. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):46–119. 85
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gorbunov O. G. 2015. Contributions to the study of the Ethiopian Lepidoptera. I. The genus Melittia Hübner, 1819 ["1816"] (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) with description of a new species. - Zootaxa 4033(4):543–554. 547

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