Epicephala bipollenella Li, Wang & Hu, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES bipollenella
AUTHORLi, Wang & Hu, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala bipollenella Li, Wang & Hu, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Fujian Province, Xiamen, Mt. Tianzhu, 24°36'N 117°59'E, 02.v.2010, leg. J. Zhang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ICNU; Paratypes 38♂, 65♀, ICNU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Zhang, J., Hu, B., Wang, S. & Li, H. H. 2012a. Six new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthaceae plants. - Zootaxa 3275:43–54.
PAGINATION 52, figs. 5, 11, 17, 23

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Fujian Zhang, J., Hu, B., Wang, S. & Li, H. H. 2012a. Six new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthaceae plants. - Zootaxa 3275:43–54. 52
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. 95
Japan Okinawa Island 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. 95

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion hirsutum China Zhang, J., Hu, B., Wang, S. & Li, H. H. 2012a. Six new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthaceae plants. - Zootaxa 3275:43–54. 52
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion zeylanicum China Zhang, J., Hu, B., Wang, S. & Li, H. H. 2012a. Six new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthaceae plants. - Zootaxa 3275:43–54. 52
*   Pollination behaviour present. Larva feeds on seeds.