Caloptilia acrotherma (Meyrick, 1908)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES acrotherma
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria acrotherma, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYCeylon [Sri Lanka], Colombo, Hakgala.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 6 syntypes (♂ and ♀), BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTListed as a synonym of Caloptilia soyella van Deventer, 1904 by Fletcher (1921: 166). However, according to D. J. Carter, the genitalia in both sexes show differences (Kumata 1982a: 89).
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832.
PAGINATION 830

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Sri Lanka   Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 830

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Atylosia candollei Sri Lanka Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 830
Fabaceae Cajanus cajan Sri Lanka Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 830