Caloptilia coruscans (Walsingham, 1907)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES coruscans
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1907)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria coruscans, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYAlgeria, Hammam-es-Salahin, e.l. 24.iv.1903.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, coll. Walsingham nr. 88786, genitalia slide 16991♀, BMNH; Paratypes 5 specimens (gender not stated), coll. Walsingham nrs. 88787–88789 (2 spcimens missing), genitalia slide 16986♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907a. Algerian Microlepidoptera (continuation). - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (ser.2) 18(43):6–10, 55–58, 125–129, 147–154, 187–195.
PAGINATION 151–152

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
ferruginipennis (Turati, 1924) Synonym of species
instincta (Meyrick, 1922) Synonym of species
robidella (Caradja, 1920) Synonym of species
schinella (Walsingham, 1907) Synonym of species
terebintiella (Chrétien, 1910) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Algeria   Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907a. Algerian Microlepidoptera (continuation). - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (ser.2) 18(43):6–10, 55–58, 125–129, 147–154, 187–195. 152
Croatia   Klimesch, J. 1942. Über Microlepidopteren-Ausbeuten aus der Gegend von Zaton bei Gravosa (Süddalmatien). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologische Gesellschaft 32(2):347–399, pls. XIV–XV. 380
France   Chrétien, P. 1910. Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune française. - Le Naturaliste. Revue illustrée des sciences naturelles 32:272–274. 272–273
Italy Sicily Gaedike, R., Hättenschwiler, P., Triberti, P. & Zangheri, S. 1995. 81. Lepidoptera Tineoidea I. In: Minelli, A., Ruffo, S & La Posta, S. (eds.): Checklist delle species della fauna Italiana. - — 81:1–19. 16
Italy   Gaedike, R., Hättenschwiler, P., Triberti, P. & Zangheri, S. 1995. 81. Lepidoptera Tineoidea I. In: Minelli, A., Ruffo, S & La Posta, S. (eds.): Checklist delle species della fauna Italiana. - — 81:1–19. 16
Italy Sardinia Triberti, P. & Braggio, S. 2011. Remarks on some families of leaf-mining Microlepidoptera from central-southern Sardinia, with some ecological considerations (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae, Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae). - — 5:767–781. 772
Libya   Turati, E. 1924. Spedizione Lepidotterologica in Cirenaica 1921-1922. - Atti della Società italiana di Scienze naturali e del Museo civico di Storia naturale di Milano 63:21–191. 183 (as ferruginipennis)
Palestine, State of   Meyrick, E. 1922. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(18):545–576. 564 (as instincta)
Portugal   Corley, M. F. V., Gardiner, A. J., Cleere, N. & Wallis, P. D. 2000. Further additions to the Lepidoptera of Algarve, Portugal (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterologia 28:245–319. 254
Portugal Azores (Terceira) Markin, G. P., Silva, L. & Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. 1995. The insect fauna associated with the tree Myrica faya (Myricaceae) in the Macaronesia Islands and on mainland Portugal. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) 4(Supplement):411–420. 411
Portugal Azores (Faial) Markin, G. P., Silva, L. & Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. 1995. The insect fauna associated with the tree Myrica faya (Myricaceae) in the Macaronesia Islands and on mainland Portugal. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) 4(Supplement):411–420. 411
Portugal Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 18
Portugal Azores (Pico) Markin, G. P., Silva, L. & Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. 1995. The insect fauna associated with the tree Myrica faya (Myricaceae) in the Macaronesia Islands and on mainland Portugal. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) 4(Supplement):411–420. 411
Portugal Azores (Santo Domingo) Markin, G. P., Silva, L. & Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. 1995. The insect fauna associated with the tree Myrica faya (Myricaceae) in the Macaronesia Islands and on mainland Portugal. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) 4(Supplement):411–420. 411
Spain Canary Islands (Tenerife) Baez, M. & Oromi, P. 2010. Lepidoptera. In: Arechavaleta M., Rodriguez S., Zurita N. & Garcia A. (Eds.) Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias. Hongos, plantas y animales terrestres 2009. - — :577 pp. Chapter pagination 302–318. 307
Spain Canary Islands (Tenerife) Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 983 (as schinella)
Spain Canary Islands (La Palma) Klimesch, J. 1970. Caloptilia schinella Wlsghm (1907) (=C. terebinthiella Chret. 1910) (Lep. Lithocolletidae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 19(5):84–89. 85 (as schinella)
Spain Canary Islands (Gran Canaria) Klimesch, J. 1970. Caloptilia schinella Wlsghm (1907) (=C. terebinthiella Chret. 1910) (Lep. Lithocolletidae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 19(5):84–89. 85 (as schinella)
Spain Canary Islands (La Palma) Baez, M. & Oromi, P. 2010. Lepidoptera. In: Arechavaleta M., Rodriguez S., Zurita N. & Garcia A. (Eds.) Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias. Hongos, plantas y animales terrestres 2009. - — :577 pp. Chapter pagination 302–318. 307
Tunisia   Chrétien, P. 1917. Contribution à la connaissance des Lépidoptères du Nord de l'Afrique. Notes biologiques et critiques. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 85 (1916):369–502. 496
Turkey   Koçak, A. Ö. & Seven, S. 2001. Tentative Checklist of the Turkish Lepidoptera (except Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea). - — . 1
United States, US Hawaii (Hawaii) Markin, G. P. 2002. Notes on the biology and release of Caloptilia sp. nr. schinella (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a biological control moth for the control of the weed firetree (Myrica faya Aiton) in Hawaii. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 35 (2001):67–76. 74 (as sp. nr. schinella)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Pistacia lentiscus Portugal Corley, M. F. V., Gardiner, A. J., Cleere, N. & Wallis, P. D. 2000. Further additions to the Lepidoptera of Algarve, Portugal (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterologia 28:245–319. 254
Anacardiaceae Pistacia lentiscus Europe Klimesch, J. 1970. Caloptilia schinella Wlsghm (1907) (=C. terebinthiella Chret. 1910) (Lep. Lithocolletidae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 19(5):84–89. 86
Anacardiaceae Pistacia terebinthus Europe Klimesch, J. 1970. Caloptilia schinella Wlsghm (1907) (=C. terebinthiella Chret. 1910) (Lep. Lithocolletidae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 19(5):84–89. 86
Anacardiaceae Rhus coriaria Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 42
Anacardiaceae Rhus dioica Algeria Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907a. Algerian Microlepidoptera (continuation). - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (ser.2) 18(43):6–10, 55–58, 125–129, 147–154, 187–195. 152
Anacardiaceae Rhus oxyacantha Tunisia Chrétien, P. 1917. Contribution à la connaissance des Lépidoptères du Nord de l'Afrique. Notes biologiques et critiques. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 85 (1916):369–502. 496
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle Canary Islands Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 983
Myricaceae Myrica faya Canary Islands Klimesch, J. 1970. Caloptilia schinella Wlsghm (1907) (=C. terebinthiella Chret. 1910) (Lep. Lithocolletidae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 19(5):84–89. 88
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Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Glyptapanteles sp. U.S.A. Markin, G. P. 2002. Notes on the biology and release of Caloptilia sp. nr. schinella (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a biological control moth for the control of the weed firetree (Myrica faya Aiton) in Hawaii. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 35 (2001):67–76. 74
Trichogrammatidae Trichogramma chinonis U.S.A. Markin, G. P. 2002. Notes on the biology and release of Caloptilia sp. nr. schinella (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a biological control moth for the control of the weed firetree (Myrica faya Aiton) in Hawaii. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 35 (2001):67–76. 74
Trichogrammatidae Trichogramma perkinsi U.S.A. Markin, G. P. 2002. Notes on the biology and release of Caloptilia sp. nr. schinella (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a biological control moth for the control of the weed firetree (Myrica faya Aiton) in Hawaii. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 35 (2001):67–76. 74