Liocrobyla desmodiella Kuroko, 1982

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSLiocrobyla
SPECIES desmodiella
AUTHORKuroko, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLiocrobyla desmodiella Kuroko, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀ ELKU; Paratypes 4♂ and 5♀, EIHU, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 1: 185; 2: pl. 6, fig. 2; pl. 273, figs. 1, 4

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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China Tiangin Liu, T., Wang, E. & Wang, S. 2018a. Taxonomic study of the leafmining genus Liocrobyla Meyrick, 1916 from China (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Ornixolinae) with a description of one new species - Systematics and Evolution 94(2):305–314. 306
Japan   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. 185
Japan Hokkaidō Ermolaev, V. P. 1987c. Liocrobyla Meyrick - a new to the fauna of the USSR genus of the gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from southern Primorye Territory. - Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 66(2):369–372. 371
Japan Honshū Ermolaev, V. P. 1987c. Liocrobyla Meyrick - a new to the fauna of the USSR genus of the gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from southern Primorye Territory. - Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 66(2):369–372. 371
Japan Kyūshū Ermolaev, V. P. 1987c. Liocrobyla Meyrick - a new to the fauna of the USSR genus of the gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from southern Primorye Territory. - Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 66(2):369–372. 371
Russian Federation Far East (South Primorye) Ermolaev, V. P. 1987c. Liocrobyla Meyrick - a new to the fauna of the USSR genus of the gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from southern Primorye Territory. - Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 66(2):369–372. 371

Host Plants

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Fabaceae Desmodium oldhamii Japan Kuroko, H. 1960. Notes on the Liocrobyla of Japan, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Esakia 1:1–7, 3 pls. 4
Fabaceae Hylodesmum podocarpum subsp. oxyphyllum Japan Kuroko, H. 1960. Notes on the Liocrobyla of Japan, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Esakia 1:1–7, 3 pls. 4
Fabaceae Lespedeza bicolor China Liu, T., Wang, E. & Wang, S. 2018a. Taxonomic study of the leafmining genus Liocrobyla Meyrick, 1916 from China (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Ornixolinae) with a description of one new species - Systematics and Evolution 94(2):305–314. 306
Fabaceae Lespedeza cyrtobotrya Japan Kuroko, H. 1960. Notes on the Liocrobyla of Japan, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Esakia 1:1–7, 3 pls. 4
Fabaceae Ohwia caudata Japan Kuroko, H. 1960. Notes on the Liocrobyla of Japan, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Esakia 1:1–7, 3 pls. 4
*   The host plants of this species in Russia (Ermolaev 1987) are uncertain (Liu et al. 2018: 307).

*   Kuroko (1982) stated in Japanese that the species identified as Liocrobyla paraschista was a misidentification and named it as a new species L. desmodiella Kuroko, 1982 (Liu et al. 2018: 307).

Species Parasitoids

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Eulophidae Achrysocharoides liocrobylae Japan Kamijo, K. 1990a. Descriptions of five new species of Achrysocharoides (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) from Japan, with notes on species groups. - Akitu, N. S. 119:1–15. 298