Monocercops resplendens (Stainton, 1862)

Permalink

SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSMonocercops
SPECIES resplendens
AUTHOR(Stainton, 1862)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria resplendens, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, West Bengal], Calcutta, 1858, leg. Atkinson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype (gender not stated), abdomen missing, thorax and legs in bad condition, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Stainton, H. T. 1862. Descriptions of nine exotic species of the genus Gracilaria [sic]. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (series 3) 1(3):291–300.
PAGINATION 294–295; pl. 10, fig. 4

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India West Bengal Stainton, H. T. 1862. Descriptions of nine exotic species of the genus Gracilaria [sic]. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (series 3) 1(3):291–300. 295
India Meghalaya Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 818
India Uttaranchal Meyrick, E. 1937. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 5(4):97–128. 110
Nepal   Kumata, T. 1989. Two new genera related to Acrocercops (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with five new species from the Oriental region. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 42:47–82. 56

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Dipterocarpaceae Shorea robusta India Meyrick, E. 1937. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 5(4):97–128. 110
Dipterocarpaceae Shorea robusta Nepal Kumata, T. 1989. Two new genera related to Acrocercops (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with five new species from the Oriental region. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 42:47–82. 56

*   The record of Ficus religiosa L. [Moraceae] (Fletcher 1921: 149) is probably erroneous.