Caloptilia xanthochiria Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES xanthochiria
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCaloptilia xanthochiria spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal, Pilgrims Rest District, Marieps Kop.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7473, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7296, TMSA; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide G7472, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Gracilaria macropleura Meyrick, 1932, synonymized by Triberti (1989: 88). Not accepted by Vári (2002, pers. comm.).
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 12–13; pl. 2, fig. 7; pl. 52, fig. 1; pl. 76, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Mpumalanga Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 13
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 13

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Searsia longipes Reunion island Bippus, M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 43