Caloptilia vibrans (Meyrick, 1918)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES vibrans
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1918)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria vibrans n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Durban, 10.xii.1913, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7216, TMSA; Metallotype ♂, genitalia slide G7610, TMSA; Paratype ♂, TMSA, missing in the collection (only 1♀ mentioned in original description).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59.
PAGINATION 40

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick, E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59. 40
South Africa North-West Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 24

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lamiaceae Volkameria glabra South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 24
*   A narrow, very oblong, transparent or semi-transparent mine, either along midrib and veins or along edge of leaf.