Epicephala microcarpa Li, 2015

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES microcarpa
AUTHORLi, 2015
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala microcarpa Li, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Hainan Province, Diaoluoshan, reared from Phyllanthus microcarpus, 18.xii.2012, leg. Z. Wang.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 18°43'0" Longitude: 109°43'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide WZB14371♂, NKUM; Paratypes 206♂, 239♀, NKUM, (2♂, 2♀), BMNH. 1♂ misidentified as "Epicephala vermiformis",genitalia slide No 32328♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Li, H. H. & Yang, X. 2015. Three new species of Epicephala Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthus microcarpus (Benth.) (Phyllanthaceae). - ZooKeys 484:71–81.
PAGINATION 73–75, Figs.6, 9,12.

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Hainan Li, H. H. & Yang, X. 2015. Three new species of Epicephala Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthus microcarpus (Benth.) (Phyllanthaceae). - ZooKeys 484:71–81. 73
China Guangxi Li, H. H. & Yang, X. 2015. Three new species of Epicephala Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthus microcarpus (Benth.) (Phyllanthaceae). - ZooKeys 484:71–81. 73
India Maharashtra Li, H. H. & Yang, X. 2015. Three new species of Epicephala Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthus microcarpus (Benth.) (Phyllanthaceae). - ZooKeys 484:71–81. 73

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Phyllanthus microcarpus Chile Li, H. H. & Yang, X. 2015. Three new species of Epicephala Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with Phyllanthus microcarpus (Benth.) (Phyllanthaceae). - ZooKeys 484:71–81. 73