Caloptilia prosticta (Meyrick, 1909)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES prosticta
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1909)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria prosticta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Western Cape Province, Simonstown District, Kalk Bay.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide SAM127, SAMC; Metallotype ♀, genitalia slide G7297, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1909a. New South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5:349–379.
PAGINATION 374

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Seychelles Mahé Meyrick, E. 1911c. Reports of Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. No XII. Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society, London (ser. 2)14(3):263–307. 292
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach, J. 1998. Additions and corrections to the Silhouette species list. - Phelsuma 6:80–84. 83
South Africa Western Cape Meyrick, E. 1909a. New South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5:349–379. 374

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Cajanus cajan   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 93
Fabaceae Rhynchosia caribaea   Triberti, P. 1987b. Contributions to the knowledge of the Gracillariidae-fauna from Malagasy region. II. Genera Macarostola Meyrick and Caloptilia Hübner (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie, N. S. 9(3):120–126. 124
Fabaceae Vigna unguiculata   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 93