Meganola rhyssomorpha Hacker, 2012

László, Gyula M., 2020, Review of the genus Meganola Dyar, 1898 of Ivory Coast and adjacent areas with descriptions of 5 new species and several taxonomic updates (Lepidoptera Nolidae, Nolinae) - Taxonomic studies on West African Nolinae I., Zootaxa 4853 (2), pp. 151-182 : 167-168

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4853.2.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4410681

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Meganola rhyssomorpha Hacker, 2012
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Meganola rhyssomorpha Hacker, 2012

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Meganola rhyssomorpha Hacker, 2012 , Esperiana 17: 390. Type locality: Ivory Coast, San Pedro. Holotype, ♀ (ZSM).

Material examined. Ivory Coast. 3 ♂, 174m, Tai NP., Tai Research Station   GoogleMaps , 05°49’59.8”N, 07°20’32”W, 14– 23.XI.2015, Light Trap, Aristophanous, M., Moretto, P., Ruzzier, E. leg., ANHRT:2017.16, slide Nos.: LGNA 140 ♂, LGNA 210 ♂, LGNA 233 ♂; 2 ♀, from the same site, but collected at 25.III.–17.IV.2017 by Aristophanous, A., Aristophanous, M., Geiser, M., Moretto, P., ANHRT:2017.25, slide Nos: LGNA 399 ♀, LGNA 984 ♀. Sierra Leone. 5 ♂, 1 ♀, 120m, Tiwai Island, Moa River , N07°33’00”, W11°21’09”, 17–22.vi.2016, Light Trap, leg. Takano, Miles & Goff, ANHRT:2017.18, slide Nos: LGNA 406 ♂, LGNA 407 ♂, LGNA 410 ♂, LGNA 467 ♂, LGNA 408 ♀. Liberia. 1 ♂, 530m, Lofa County, Foya Proposed Protected Area   GoogleMaps , 7°56’36”N, 10°16’36”W, 10–19.xi.2017, MV Light Trap (125W), Aristophanous, M., Sáfián, Sz., Simonics, G. & Smith, L. leg., ANHRT:2017.33, slide No.: LGNA 550 ♂ ( ANHRT).

Remark. The species was described based on a single female specimen. A series of males of this rather distinctive species have recently been collected in West Africa and the genitalia are illustrated here for the first time.

Distribution. Ivory Coast ( Hacker et al. 2012). The specimens from Sierra Leone and Liberia represent new country records.

MV

University of Montana Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nolidae

Genus

Meganola

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Meganola rhyssomorpha Hacker, 2012

László, Gyula M. 2020
2020
Loc

Meganola rhyssomorpha

Hacker 2012
2012