Corythoxestis sunosei (Kumata, 1998)

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSCorythoxestis
SPECIES sunosei
AUTHOR(Kumata, 1998)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCryphiomystis sunosei
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Kyūshū, Kagosima-si.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-5560♂, EIHU; Paratypes 2♂ and 5♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131.
PAGINATION 107–109, figs. 10, 13E–F, 15C, 23B, 27A–B

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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China Hunan Kobayashi, S., Huang, G.-H. & Hirowatari, T. 2011. Two species of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) new to China, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis and Eumetriochroa. - Zootaxa 2892:25–32. 26
Japan Kyūshū Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 108
Japan Honshū Kobayashi, S., Huang, G. H., Nakamura, A. & Hirowatari, T. 2013. Four new species of Gracillariidae from China and Japan, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis, Eumetriochroa, Guttigera, and Metriochroa. - Zootaxa 3619:101–129. 121
Japan Okinawa Island Kobayashi, S., Huang, G. H., Nakamura, A. & Hirowatari, T. 2013. Four new species of Gracillariidae from China and Japan, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis, Eumetriochroa, Guttigera, and Metriochroa. - Zootaxa 3619:101–129. 121

Host Plants

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Rubiaceae Adina pilulifera Japan Kobayashi, S., Huang, G. H., Nakamura, A. & Hirowatari, T. 2013. Four new species of Gracillariidae from China and Japan, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis, Eumetriochroa, Guttigera, and Metriochroa. - Zootaxa 3619:101–129. 122
Rubiaceae Mussaenda esquirolii China Kobayashi, S., Huang, G.-H. & Hirowatari, T. 2011. Two species of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) new to China, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis and Eumetriochroa. - Zootaxa 2892:25–32. 26
Rubiaceae Mussaenda parviflora Japan Kobayashi, S., Huang, G. H., Nakamura, A. & Hirowatari, T. 2013. Four new species of Gracillariidae from China and Japan, and description of the pupal morphology of the genera Corythoxestis, Eumetriochroa, Guttigera, and Metriochroa. - Zootaxa 3619:101–129. 122
Rubiaceae Uncaria rhynchophylla Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 108
*   On upper side of leaf and purely epidermal, narrowly linear, very long, tightly coiled at the young stage, then wandering on disc into an irregularly curved serpentine.