Epicephala anthophilia Kawakita & Kato, 2016

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES anthophilia
AUTHORKawakita & Kato, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala anthophilia sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Kagoshima Prefecture, Amami Island, Tatsugo, Nagakumo-toge, 280 m, collected on Glochidion acuminatum, 10.v.2015, leg. A. Kawakita.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 28°24'0" Longitude: 129°35'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, KYO; Paratypes 6♂, 7♀, KYO.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118.
PAGINATION 91–95, figs 1–7.

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Amami Oshima Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 93

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion acuminatum Japan Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 93
*   Pollinator of Glochidion acuminatum. Larva feeds on seeds.