Caloptilia syngenica Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES syngenica
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCaloptilia syngenica spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Northern Cape Province, Prieska, 07–08.x.1954, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°40'6" Longitude: 22°44'28"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7291, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7292, TMSA; Paratypes 1♂ and 1♀, genitalia slides G7565, G7580, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 16–17; pl. 6, fig. 3; pl. 52, fig. 3; pl. 77, fig. 3

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Northern Cape Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 17
South Africa Western Cape Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 17
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 17
South Africa Eastern Cape Triberti, P. 2019. Gracillariidae. In: Mey, W. & Krüger, M. (Eds) The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpement of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:177–188. 178

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Searsia pallens South Africa Triberti, P. 2019. Gracillariidae. In: Mey, W. & Krüger, M. (Eds) The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpement of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:177–188. 178