Caloptilia macropleura (Meyrick, 1932)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES macropleura
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1932)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria macropleura, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYAbyssinia [Ethiopia], Jem Jem Forest, over 8000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTCaloptilia xanthochiria Vári, 1961 might be a synonym of this species (see Triberti 1989: 88).
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1932b. Entomological expedition to Abyssinia, 1926-7, Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 80(1):107–120.
PAGINATION 117

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Meyrick, E. 1932b. Entomological expedition to Abyssinia, 1926-7, Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 80(1):107–120. 117
South Africa   Triberti, P. 1989. The Gracillariidae fauna of the tropical Africa. 1. Genera Caloptilia Hübner and Aristaea Meyrick. - Revue de Zoologie africaine - Journal of African Zoology 103(1):73–90. 88