Dialectica ehretiae (Vári, 1961)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSDialectica
SPECIES ehretiae
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops ehretiae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Alexandria, Langebos.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7192, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7193, TMSA; Paratypes 8♂ and 11♀, genitalia slides G7462, G7463, G7648, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 152–153; pl. 17, fig. 1; pl. 61, fig. 6; pl. 98, fig. 1

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl. 8
South Africa Eastern Cape Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 153

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Boraginaceae Ehretia cymosa var. abyssinica Ethiopia Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl. 8
Boraginaceae Ehretia rigida South Africa Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl. 8
*   An irregular, oblong, moderate, almost purely epidermal blotch-mine on upperside of leaf, slightly reddish-brown with whitish margin.