Conopobathra gravissima (Meyrick, 1912)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSConopobathra
SPECIES gravissima
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops gravissima, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Mpumalanga], Barberton District, Three Sisters, 12.iii.1911, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7226, TMSA; Metallotype ♂, genitalia slide G3381, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1912a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(1):1–32.
PAGINATION 24
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Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
globulifera (Meyrick, 1931) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Indonesia Java Meyrick, E. 1931c. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(2):33–64. 48 (as glubulifera)
Kenya   Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Malaysia Selangor Walker, A. K. & Huddleston, T. 1987. Chelonus chailini sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Malaysia, parasitizing gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 77(3):437–440. 439
Namibia   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 97
Papua New Guinea Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain) Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
South Africa Mpumalanga Meyrick, E. 1912a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(1):1–32. 24
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 97
Thailand   Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 97

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Bauhinia sp.   Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Fabaceae Bauhinia variegata Indonesia (Bali) Meyrick, E. 1931c. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(2):33–64. 48

*   The record of Theobroma cacao L. (Sterculiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2001: 20) is probably erroneous.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Chelonus chailini Malaysia Walker, A. K. & Huddleston, T. 1987. Chelonus chailini sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Malaysia, parasitizing gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 77(3):437–440. 439
Encyrtidae Ooencyrtus bucculathrix   Noyes, J. S. 1991a. A review of the genera of Neotropical Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). - Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Entomology 41(3):107–253. Noyes – Internet
Encyrtidae Ooencyrtus ooii Malaysia Noyes, J. S. 1991b. A new species of Oencyrtus (Hymenoptera; Encyrtidae) from Malaysia, a prepupal parasitoid of the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera; Gracillariidae). - Journal of Natural History 25(6):1617–1622. 1620