Metriochroa pergulariae Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSMetriochroa
SPECIES pergulariae
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetriochroa pergulariae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Limpopo], Chipise [Tshipise], 15.v.1953, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G6943, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7529, TMSA; Paratypes 4♂ and 8♀, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 197–198; pl. 15, fig. 6; pl. 64, fig. 6; pl. 103, fig. 2

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 198

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asclepiadaceae Pergularia daemia South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 198
*   A very long, narrow, irregularly contorted gallery on upperside of leaf.