Epicephala daltonii Li, 2016

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES daltonii
AUTHORLi, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala daltonii Li, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Sichuan Province, Pingdi Town, 1800 m, Renhe District, Panzhihua City, 28.iv.2013, collected from leaves of Glochidion daltonii by Z. G. Zhang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 26°12'0" Longitude: 101°50'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide YXF13033, NKUM; Paratypes 9♂, 7♀, genitalia slide ZZG14040♂, NKUM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405.
PAGINATION 401-402, figs. 3, 8, 13, 18

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Sichuan Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405. 402
China Yunnan Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405. 402

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion daltonii China Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405. 402
*   Larvae feed on seeds in the fruits.