Epicephala orientale (Stainton, 1856)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES orientale
AUTHOR(Stainton, 1856)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCoriscium orientale, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, West Bengal], Calcutta, 1858, leg. Atkinson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, 7 Paratypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTMight belong to Conopobathra (Kumata in litt.).
PUBLICATION Stainton, H. T. 1856a. Descriptions of three species of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, N. S. (series 2) 3(8):301–304.
PAGINATION 301–302

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Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
austeropa (Meyrick, 1914) Synonym of species
orientalis (Meyrick, 1908) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India West Bengal Stainton, H. T. 1856a. Descriptions of three species of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, N. S. (series 2) 3(8):301–304. 301
India Karnataka Meyrick, E. 1914c. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. XVIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 23(1):118–130. 122 (as austeropa)
India Meghalaya Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 825
Malaysia   Fletcher, T. B. 1933. Life histories of Indian Microlepidoptera (Second Series). Cosmopterygidae to Neopseustidae. - — 4:1–85. 45

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Bauhinia purpurea India Fletcher, T. B. [1921]. Life-histories of Indian Insects. Microlepidoptera. VI. Gracillariadae [sic]. - Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India. Entomological Series 6 (1920)(1–6):1–217, I–L pls. 149
Fabaceae Bauhinia purpurea Malaysia Fletcher, T. B. 1933. Life histories of Indian Microlepidoptera (Second Series). Cosmopterygidae to Neopseustidae. - — 4:1–85. 45
Fabaceae Bauhinia sp. India Stainton, H. T. 1856a. Descriptions of three species of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, N. S. (series 2) 3(8):301–304. 302
Fabaceae Bauhinia variegata India Fletcher, T. B. [1921]. Life-histories of Indian Insects. Microlepidoptera. VI. Gracillariadae [sic]. - Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India. Entomological Series 6 (1920)(1–6):1–217, I–L pls. 149
*   a flower-borer.