Epicephala domina Li, 2015

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES domina
AUTHORLi, 2015
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala domina Li, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Hainan Province, Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserve, 450 m, 07.ii.2014, e. l. Glochidion sphaerogynum, leg. Z. Wang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 19°1'0" Longitude: 109°33'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide No WZB14337♂, NKUM; Paratypes 244♂, 430♀, genitalia slides 244♂, 93♀, NKUM, (2♂, 2♀) 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 56–58, Figs. 5, 9, 11, 15

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 58

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. 58
*   Larvae feed on seeds in the fruits of the host plant.