Gavara leucomera Hampson, 1916

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Gavara
SPECIES leucomera
AUTHORHampson, 1916
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGavara leucomera, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Somalia N], Somaliland, Mandera, 47 miles SW of Berbera, 3000 ft, 08.iv.1909, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 9°52'0" Longitude: 44°43'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2.
PAGINATION 168; pl. 2, fig. 36 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Rougeot P.-C. 1984. Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:1–93, pls 1–18. 7 (as leucomela)
Kenya     BMNH
Somalia   Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2. 168

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