Caloptilia ryukyuensis Kumata, 1966

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES ryukyuensis
AUTHORKumata, 1966
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCaloptilia ryukyuensis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Amami Islands, Tokuno-sima.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide Grc-1054♀, EIHU; Paratypes 3♂ and 5♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls.
PAGINATION 11; pl. 2, fig. 12; pl. 9, fig. 36; pl. 16, fig. 52

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Nansei Shoto (Ryūkyū Islands) Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 12
Japan Amami Oshima Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 12

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion hongkongensis Japan Kumata, T. 1982a. A taxonomic revision of the Gracillaria group occurring in Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 26:1–186. 44