Corythoxestis yaeyamensis (Kumata, 1998)

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SUBFAMILY Oecophyllembiinae
GENUSCorythoxestis
SPECIES yaeyamensis
AUTHOR(Kumata, 1998)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCryphiomystis yaeyamensis sn. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Ryukyu Is.[lands] [Nansei-shotō], Iriomote I.[sland], Kanpira Falls.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-5454♂, EIHU; Paratypes 2♂ and 4♀, genitalia slide Grc-5566♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131.
PAGINATION 109–110, figs. 11, 13G–H, 15D, 27C–D

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Nansei Shoto (Ryūkyū Islands) Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 110

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Actinidiaceae Saurauia tristyla Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 110
*   A purely upper epidermal mine, linear, very long, irregularly curved, sometimes serpentine, and transparently whitish in appearance, without any trace of frass.