Epicephala impolliniferens Li, 2015

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES impolliniferens
AUTHORLi, 2015
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala impolliniferens Li, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Hainan Province, Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserve, 450 m, 11.i.2013, leg. Z. Wang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 19°1'0" Longitude: 109°33'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide WZB14178♂, NKUM; Paratypes 48♂, 64♀, genitalia slides 48♂, 46♀, 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 58–60, Figs. 6, 10, 12, 16.

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. 60

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. 60
*   Larvae feed on seeds in the fruits of the host plant.