Ectropina sclerochitoni Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSEctropina
SPECIES sclerochitoni
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctropina sclerochitoni spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Limpopo], Pilgrim's Rest District, Marieps Kop, 03.ii.1956, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7477♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7478♀, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 38–39; pl. 5, fig. 2; pl. 26, fig. 1; pl. 54, fig. 2; 51, fig. 5; pl. 107, fig. 6; pl. 111, fig. 1

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Nigeria   Bland, K. P. 1980. Nigerian Gracillariidae. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 34(1):25–35. 25
South Africa Mpumalanga Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 39

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Acanthaceae Sclerochiton harveyanus South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 39