Epicephala obovatella Kawakita & Kato, 2016

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES obovatella
AUTHORKawakita & Kato, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala obovaella sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Wayakama Pefecture, Wakayama, Tomogashima, 12 m, e.l. 13.viii.2009, leg. A. Kawakita.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 34°28'0" Longitude: 135°0'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, KYO; Paratypes 1♂, 1♀, KYO.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118.
PAGINATION 101–104, figs 1–7

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Honshū Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103
Japan Kyūshū (Yaku-sima) Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103
Japan Okinawa Island Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103
Taiwan, Province of China   Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion obovatum Japan Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103
Phyllanthaceae Glochidion rubrum Japan Kawakita, A. & Kato, M. 2016. Revision of the Japanese species of Epicephala Meyrick with descriptions of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 568:87–118. 103