Caloptilia staintoni (Wollaston, 1858)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES staintoni
AUTHOR(Wollaston, 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria Staintoni.
TYPE LOCALITYPortugal (Madeira).
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, abomen missing, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Wollaston, T. V. 1858. Brief diagnostic characters of undescribed Madeiran insects. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 3) 1(2):113–125.
PAGINATION 121–122

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Portugal Madeira Wollaston, T. V. 1858. Brief diagnostic characters of undescribed Madeiran insects. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History Ser. 3) 1(2):113–125. 122
Spain Canary Islands (La Gomera) Klimesch, J. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopteren-Fauna des Kanarischen Archipels. 2. Beitrag: Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae, Phyllocnistidae, Lyonetiidae. - Vieraea, Folia Scientiarum Biologicarum Canariensium 8 (1978)(1):147–186. 150
Spain Canary Islands (La Palma) Klimesch, J. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopteren-Fauna des Kanarischen Archipels. 2. Beitrag: Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae, Phyllocnistidae, Lyonetiidae. - Vieraea, Folia Scientiarum Biologicarum Canariensium 8 (1978)(1):147–186. 150
Spain Canary Islands (Tenerife) Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 982

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lauraceae Appolonias barbujana Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 43
Lauraceae Laurus azorica Canary Islands Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 982
Lauraceae Laurus novocanariensis Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 43
Lauraceae Persea americana Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 43
Lauraceae Persea indica Madeira Franquinho Aguiar, A. M. & Karsholt, O. 2006. Systematic catalogue of the entomofauna of the Madeira archipelago and Selvagens islands. Lepidoptera Vol. 1. - Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (História Natural) Suppl. 9:5–139. 43
*   The record on Laurus azorica (Walsingham 1908: 982) is erroneous and refers to L. novocanariensis (C. Dooreweerd, pers.comm. 14.vii.2016).