Catascythris kebirella Amsel, 1935,

D’Entrèves, Pietro Passerin & Roggero, Angela, 2009, Eastern Palaearctic Scythrididae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea): description of a new genus and some new species, Zootaxa 2263, pp. 1-20: 16

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Catascythris kebirella Amsel, 1935


Catascythris kebirella Amsel, 1935 

Material examined. 2 3 S. O. Iran, (Dijroft) Anbar-Abad, 1–18.v. 1956, W. Richter [genital slide 834 PdE]; 1 3 S Iran, Minab [Hormozgân Province], 13.iii. 1971 Par Ayat.

Distribution. Northern Africa, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iran, Namibia and India.

Remarks. Jiroft [= Sabzvaran] is a very important historical site, at the foothills of the mountains, near the town of Anbarabad (now in the Kerman Province, southern Iran). Minab is a town near Bandar Abbas (capital of the Hormozagan Province, 500 km from Kerman).