Deoptilia syrista (Meyrick, 1926)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSDeoptilia
SPECIES syrista
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1926)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops syrista, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, Maharashtra], Bombay [Mumbai]; [Karnataka], Karwar.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, designated by Kumata, Kuroko & Ermolaev (1988a: 92, footnote), not dissected, BMNH; 3 Paralectotypes, genitalia slide BMNH 23989♀, 2 lacking abdomen, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1926c. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 3(10):289–320.
PAGINATION 293

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India Karnataka Meyrick, E. 1926a. New South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 23(2):325–351. 293
India Maharashtra Meyrick, E. 1926a. New South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 23(2):325–351. 293
Taiwan, Province of China   Kumata, T., Kuroko, H. & Ermolaev, V. P. 1988a. Japanese species of the Acrocercops-group (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Part I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 38:1–111. 92 (footnote)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus philippinensis India Meyrick, E. 1926a. New South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 23(2):325–351. 293
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus sp.   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 22
*   At first an irregular gallery along veins under upper cuticle of leaf, later mining under a web spun over upper surface of veins, eating on either side of the vein, but leaving the red dotted glands untouched.