Caloptilia laurifoliae (Hering, 1927)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES laurifoliae
AUTHOR(Hering, 1927)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria laurifoliae sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYCanary Islands, Tenerife, La Orotava, Agua Guarcia, Cruz de Afur, La Laguna, Taganana.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTSynonym: Gracilaria laurifoliella Rebel, 1939.
PUBLICATION Hering, M. 1927. Die Minenfauna der Canarischen Inseln. - Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für allgemeine Zoologie und Physiologie 53:405–486.
PAGINATION 415–416

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
laurifoliella (Rebel, 1939) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Croatia Istria Skala, H. 1938. Einiges über Falter-Minen aus dem Mediterrangebiet. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 23:8–10, 30–31, 43–46. 9
Portugal Madeira Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1894. Catalogue of the Pterophoridae, Tortricidae, and Tineidae of the Madeira Islands, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1894(4):535–555. 555 (as roscipennella)
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. 981 (as roscipennella)
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

Notes:  The record from Croatia, Istria (Skala 1938: 9) might refer to C. nobilella (C. Doorenweerd pers. comm. 14.vii.2016).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lauraceae Laurus azorica Canary Islands Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 981
Lauraceae Laurus nobilis Croatia Skala, H. 1938. Einiges über Falter-Minen aus dem Mediterrangebiet. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 23:8–10, 30–31, 43–46. 9
Lauraceae Laurus novocanariensis 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
*   The record on Laurus azorica (Walsingham 1908: 981) is erroneous and refers to L. novocanariensis (C. Dooreweerd, pers.comm. 14.vii.2016).

*   The record of Myrica faya (Krauss 1964) probably refers to Caloptilia coruscans (Walsingham, 1907) (Franquinho Aguiar & Karsholt 2006: 42).