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Published: 2022-05-05

On the taxonomy of Afrotropical Coleophoridae (VII). New species of genus Coleophora Hübner, 1822 from Central, Southern Africa and Oman (Lepidoptera, Coleophoridae)

Via Manzoni, 24, I-14100 Asti, Italy.
Lepidoptera Coleophoridae Coleophora new species Afrotropical Region

Abstract

This work presents the description of 6 new species of the genus Coleophora Hübner from Zimbabwe, Uganda, Ethiopia, Angola, Kenya, and Oman: Coleophora nyangae, sp. nov.,Coleophora kibalensis, sp. nov., Coleophora arcana, sp. nov., Coleophora angolana, sp. nov., Coleophora kinangopensis, sp. nov., Coleophora fracta, sp. nov.

 

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