Leaf-eating Caterpillar of Coffee

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1935/1936
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Notley, F. B.
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, The leafeating caterpillar of coffee was first recorded in Kenya from Kamo~ let and Mboga Vale, Songhor, in 1922, when it was recognized as a new species of Drepanid by Mr. T. J. Anderson. Entomologist. It was named Metadrepana andersoni by Tams in 1925. Since then it has been recorded from coffee from various places in Nyanza Province and the Trans Nzoia. It has not yet been recorded east of Londiani. This and a related species of Metadrepana have been recorded from Uganda. namely. M. ma~ rantica, and the latter has been recorded from Bukoba, whilst M. pallida has been described from coffee in Northern Nigeria.
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East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 1, pp. 119-126
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