Ghesquierellana pallas (Meyrick, 1936)


FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Ghesquierellana
SPECIES pallas
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1936)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhostria pallas, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Equateur], Belgian Congo, Eala [5 km E of Mbandaka], 02.vii.1932, leg. J. Ghesquière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°4'0" Longitude: 18°16'59"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, RMCA; Paratype 1♀, lost (see K. Maes 1996b: 1410).
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFhirtusalis
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Botys hirtusalis Walker, 1859; synonymized by Viette (1958f: 144). Ghesquière (1942a: 135) erroneously used 'allotype' and 'paratype' for two specimens in the RMCA, which do not belong to the syntypes (see Maes 1996b: 1410).
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1936b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(1-2):1-64.