Epicephala jianfenglingina Li, 2016

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES jianfenglingina
AUTHORLi, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala jianfenglingina Li, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Hainan Province, Jianfengling Nature Reserve, 950 m, 26.ix.2010, reaed from fruits of Glochidion sp. by B. B. Hu.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 18°44'0" Longitude: 108°51'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide HBB10039♂, NKUM; Paratypes 2♀, 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 402–403, figs 4, 9, 14, 19

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Hainan Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405. 403

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion rubrum China Li, H. H. & Zhang, Z. 2016. Five species of the genus Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from China. - Zootaxa 4084(3):391–405. 403
*   Larvae feed on seeds in the fruits.