Metriochroa fraxinella Kumata, 1998

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SUBFAMILY Oecophyllembiinae
GENUSMetriochroa
SPECIES fraxinella
AUTHORKumata, 1998
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetriochroa fraxinella sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Honshū, Nagano-ken, Azumi-mura, Inekoki.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-5459♂, EIHU; Paratypes 6♂ and 17♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131.
PAGINATION 100–103, figs. 8, 13A–B, 15A, 26A–B

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Species Distribution

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Japan Honshū Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
Japan Kyūshū Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
Japan Ogasawara Islands Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102

Host Plants

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Oleaceae Fraxinus sieboldiana Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
Oleaceae Fraxinus sp. Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
Oleaceae Ligustrum japonicum Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
Oleaceae Ligustrum micranthum Japan Kumata, T. 1998. Japanese species of the subfamily Oecophyllembiinae Réal et Balachowsky (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 54:77–131. 102
*   Mine under the upper cuticle of leaves, narrowly linear, very long, irregularly curved, and sometimes occupying the whole leaf surface, whitish with a brownish central line of frass.