Eteoryctis gemoniella (Stainton, 1862)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSEteoryctis
SPECIES gemoniella
AUTHOR(Stainton, 1862)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria Gemoniella, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, West Bengal], Calcutta.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 1 specimen (gender not stated).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Stainton, H. T. 1862. Descriptions of nine exotic species of the genus Gracilaria [sic]. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (series 3) 1(3):291–300.
PAGINATION 297; pl. 10, fig. 6

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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Benin   Agboton, C., Onzo, A., Ouessou, F.I., Goergen, G., Vidal, S. & Tamo, M. 2014. Insect fauna associated with Anacardium occidentale (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in Benin, West Africa. - Journal of Insect Behaviour 14(229). Annex 1
India West Bengal Stainton, H. T. 1862. Descriptions of nine exotic species of the genus Gracilaria [sic]. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (series 3) 1(3):291–300. 297

Notes:  The records of India, Karnataka and Sri Lanka (Meyrick 1908a: 820) refer to Acrocercops praeclusa Meyrick, 1914 (Meyrick 1914c: 120).

Host Plants

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Anacardiaceae Anacardium occidentale Benin Agboton, C., Onzo, A., Akohou, H. A., Goergen, G., Vidal, S. & Tamò, M. 2018. Population dynamics of the cashew leafmier, Eteoryctis gemoniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and inventory of its parasitoids in cashew orchards of Northern Benin, West Africa. - International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 38(2):132–144. 132
Anacardiaceae Anacardium occidentale   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20
Anacardiaceae Lannea coromandelica   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20
Anacardiaceae Semecarpus anacardium India Meyrick, E. 1916a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(20):609–640. 628
Sapotaceae Achras sapota 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. 151
Sapotaceae Madhuca indica   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20
Sapotaceae Madhuca latifolia India Fletcher, T. B. 1933. Life histories of Indian Microlepidoptera (Second Series). Cosmopterygidae to Neopseustidae. - — 4:1–85. 50
Sapotaceae Manilkara zapota   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20

*   The record of Saccharum officinarum L. [Poaceae] (Meyrick 1914c: 120, Fletcher 1921: 151) is probably wrong.

Species Parasitoids

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Braconidae Apanteles sp. Benin Agboton, C., Onzo, A., Akohou, H. A., Goergen, G., Vidal, S. & Tamò, M. 2018. Population dynamics of the cashew leafmier, Eteoryctis gemoniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and inventory of its parasitoids in cashew orchards of Northern Benin, West Africa. - International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 38(2):132–144. 132
Braconidae Chelonus sp. Benin Agboton, C., Onzo, A., Akohou, H. A., Goergen, G., Vidal, S. & Tamò, M. 2018. Population dynamics of the cashew leafmier, Eteoryctis gemoniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and inventory of its parasitoids in cashew orchards of Northern Benin, West Africa. - International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 38(2):132–144. 132
Ichneumonidae Trathala sp. Benin Agboton, C., Onzo, A., Akohou, H. A., Goergen, G., Vidal, S. & Tamò, M. 2018. Population dynamics of the cashew leafmier, Eteoryctis gemoniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and inventory of its parasitoids in cashew orchards of Northern Benin, West Africa. - International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 38(2):132–144. 132