Metriochroa carissae Vári, 1963

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSMetriochroa
SPECIES carissae
AUTHORVári, 1963
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetriochroa carissae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYEthiopia, Addis Abeba, Little Akaki River, 2300 m, 30.x.1959, leg. E. M. Hering.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratype ♀, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl.
PAGINATION 8–9; pl. 1, fig. 5; figs. 7, 17

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl. 9

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Apocynaceae Carissa edulis Ethiopia Vári, L. 1963. Neue afrikanische Microlepidoptera. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, N. F. 20(1–2):1–12, 1 pl. 9
*   Long, serpentine mine on the upperside of the leaf, silvery white, many windings.