Epicephala parasitica Kawakita & Kato, 2016

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSEpicephala
SPECIES parasitica
AUTHORKawakita & Kato, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala parasitica sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Okinawa Prefecture, Yonaguni Island, Sonai, 50 m, e.l. Phyllanthus lepidocarpus [= Phyllanthus urinaria var. hookeri (Müll.Arg.) Hook.f.], 16.xii.2012.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, KYO; Paratypes 2♂, 5♀, 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 108–111, figs 1–7

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Yonaguni 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. 110
Japan Amami Oshima 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. 110
Japan Iriomote 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. 111
Japan Ishigaki 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. 111

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Phyllanthus urinaria var. hookeri 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. 111