Metriochroa argyrocelis Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSMetriochroa
SPECIES argyrocelis
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetriochroa argyrocelis spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouthern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], Melsetter District, Mt. Selinda, 13.iv.1956, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7669, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7670, TMSA; Paratypes 6♂ and 1♀, genitalia slides G7438, G7439, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 199–200; pl. 22, fig. 1–2; pl. 64, fig. 7; pl. 103, fig. 4

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 200

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Balsaminaceae Impatiens sylvicola Zimbabwe Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 200
*   An extremely long, narrow, irregularly contorted gallery on upperside of leaf.