Neolithocolletis pentadesma (Meyrick, 1919)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSNeolithocolletis
SPECIES pentadesma
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1919)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis pentadesma, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Indonesia], Java, Buitenzorg [Bogor], e.l. Pterocarpus indicus ix.1918, leg. Roepke.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -6°36'0" Longitude: 106°48'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, abdomen missing (see De Prins & Kawahara 2012: 31), BMNH; 8 Paratypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(8):225–256.
PAGINATION 230

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Indonesia Java Meyrick, E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(8):225–256. 230
Malaysia Sarawak Kumata, T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 48:1–85. 10
Malaysia Selangor Kumata, T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 48:1–85. 10
Philippines Luzon Kumata, T. 1995a. Some species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) collected in the Philippines. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 52:105–131. 109
Seychelles Mahé Gerlach, J. & Matyot, P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 plates. 23 (introduced)
Seychelles Fregate Gerlach, J. & Matyot, P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 plates. 23 (introduced)

Notes:  The record of Hong Kong (De Prins & De Prins 225: 214) is unsubstantiated (Bai et al. 2009: 502).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Indonesia (Java) Meyrick, E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(8):225–256. 230
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Malaysia Kumata, T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 48:1–85. 10
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Philippines Kumata, T. 1995a. Some species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) collected in the Philippines. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 52:105–131. 109
Fabaceae Pterocarpus javanicus   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 274
*   A flat roundish blotch mine on the underside of the leaf.