Alucita seychellensis ( Fletcher, 1910 )

Ustjuzhanin, Pеtеr, Kovtunovich, Vasiliy & Ustjuzhanina, Anna, 2018, New species of many-plumed moths (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae) from Tanzania, Zootaxa 4438 (1), pp. 167-175: 169

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.9

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scientific name

Alucita seychellensis ( Fletcher, 1910 )
status

 

8. Alucita seychellensis ( Fletcher, 1910) 

Orneodes seychellensis Fletcher, 1910: 397  .

Orneodes granata Meyrick, 1921: 108  . Type locality: Magude, [Mozambique], a junior subjective synonym of Orneodes seychellensis Fletcher, 1910  , synonymized by Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich (2016: 537).

Orneodes imbrifera Meyrick, 1929: 538  . Type locality: Fort Crampel, [Central African Republic]), a junior subjective synonym of Orneodes seychellensis Fletcher, 1910  , synonymized by Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich (2016: 537).

Type locality: Seychelles, Mahé, Cascade Еstate, 800 ft, ix.1908, leg. H. Scott.

Material examined: 1 ♂, Tanzania, Morogoro Distr. & Town , 550–600 m, 23.x.1991, L. Aarvik ( NHMOAbout NHMO)  ; 1 ♂, Tanzania, Iringa Reg, Iringa Distr.: Itefwe, Phillip's Farm , 1550 m, 22.xi.2005, L. Aarvik, M. Fibiger, A. Kingston ( NHMOAbout NHMO)  ; 1 ♂, [ Tanzania] Tanganyika, Kidugala , 26.x.1952, W. Peters ( BMNH); [ Tanzania] 1 ♀, Tanganyika, Morogoro Distr, 21.xi.1954, F.R. Hollins, Brit.Mus. 19 68–251 ( BMNH). 

Distribution: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Seychelles, Malawi, Mozambique ( Fletcher 1910; Meyrick 1921, 1929; Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich 2016; De Prins & De Prins 2018) Tanzania (first record).

NHMO

Natural History Museum, University of Oslo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Alucitidae

Genus

Alucita

Loc

Alucita seychellensis ( Fletcher, 1910 )

Ustjuzhanin, Pеtеr, Kovtunovich, Vasiliy & Ustjuzhanina, Anna 2018

2018
Loc

Orneodes seychellensis

: 397

Loc

Orneodes granata

: 108 : 537

Loc

Orneodes imbrifera

: 538 : 537