Gracillaria japonica Kumata, 1982

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSGracillaria
SPECIES japonica
AUTHORKumata, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracillaria japonica, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Honshū.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-2429♂, EIHU; Paratypes 10♂ and 15♀, EIHU, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTRecorded from Japan as Gracilaria syringella by Issiki (1957: 30, pl. 4: 120), misidentification (see Kumata 1982a: 11).
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1982a. A taxonomic revision of the Gracillaria group occurring in Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 26:1–186.
PAGINATION 11–13, figs. 2A–D, 5E–G, 7E–F, 8E–F, 48D–E

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Honshū Kumata, T. 1982a. A taxonomic revision of the Gracillaria group occurring in Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 26:1–186. 13

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Oleaceae Ligustrum obtusifolium Japan Kumata, T. 1982a. A taxonomic revision of the Gracillaria group occurring in Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 26:1–186. 13
Oleaceae Ligustrum tschonoskii Japan Kumata, T. 1982a. A taxonomic revision of the Gracillaria group occurring in Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 26:1–186. 13