Epicephala camurella Li, 2015

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES camurella
AUTHORLi, 2015
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala camurella Li, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Hainan Province, Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserve, 450 m, 29.xii.2012, e. l. Glochidion wrightii, leg. Z. Wang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 19°1'0" Longitude: 109°33'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide WZB14043♂, NKUM; Paratypes 12♂, 25♀, NKUM, (1♂, 1♀) BMNH;
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Li, H. H., Wang, Z. & Hu, B. 2015. Four new species of Epicehala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China. - ZooKeys 508:53–67.
PAGINATION 60–62, Figs. 7, 13, 17.

Species Distribution

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China Hainan Li, H. H., Wang, Z. & Hu, B. 2015. Four new species of Epicehala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China. - ZooKeys 508:53–67. 62

Host Plants

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Phyllanthaceae Glochidion sphaerogynum China Li, H. H., Wang, Z. & Hu, B. 2015. Four new species of Epicehala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China. - ZooKeys 508:53–67. 62
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion wrightii China Li, H. H., Wang, Z. & Hu, B. 2015. Four new species of Epicehala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China. - ZooKeys 508:53–67. 62
*   Larvae feed on seeds in the fruit.