Phyllonorycter achilleus De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES achilleus
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter achilleus De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, Turi, 8000 ft., e. m. Prunus africana 16.x.1999, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00381♂, ID RMCA ENT 000003125, RMCA; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00380♀, ID RMCA ENT 000003265, RMCA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 62–64, figs. 38, 170–172, 305, 367, 441

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 62

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Rosaceae Prunus africana Kenya De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 62