Leucospilapteryx anaphalidis Kumata, 1965

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSLeucospilapteryx
SPECIES anaphalidis
AUTHORKumata, 1965
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeucospilapteryx anaphalidis sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Hokkaidō, Hidaka, Apoi.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-559♂, EIHU; Paratypes 3♂ and 9♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1965b. On the Japanese species of the genus Leucospilapteryx Spuler, with description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Kontyû 33:211–217.
PAGINATION 214–216, figs. 2, 4

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Hokkaidō Kumata, T. 1965b. On the Japanese species of the genus Leucospilapteryx Spuler, with description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Kontyû 33:211–217. 216
Japan Honshū Kuroko, H. 1982. Gracillariidae. – In: Inoue, H.., Sugi, S., Kuroko, H., Moriuti, S & Kawabe, A. (Eds.), Moths of Japan. 2 vols. - — :Chapter pagination: 176–203, pls. 5–7. 186
Russian Federation Far East (South Primorye) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 111
Russian Federation Far East (Kuril Islands, Kunashir) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 111

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asteraceae Anaphalis margaritacea Japan Kumata, T. 1965b. On the Japanese species of the genus Leucospilapteryx Spuler, with description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Kontyû 33:211–217. 216
Asteraceae Anaphalis margaritacea Russia (Far East) Ermolaev, V. P. 1987b. Material on the fauna of Gracillariidae from Sakhalin and the southern Kuril Islands. In: Ler, P. A., Kirpichnikova, V. A. & Kononenko, V. S. (Eds.), Lepidoptera of the Soviet Far East. - — :1–128, Chapter pagination: 25–36. 32
*   First linear mine on underside of leaf, later swollen blotch. Cocoon on fold of the leaf, elliptical, very elongate, and brownish.