Philodoria auromagnifica Walsingham, 1907

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSPhilodoria
SPECIES auromagnifica
AUTHORWalsingham, 1907
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhilodoria auromagnifica, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYHawaii, Oahu, mountains near Honolulu, 2000 ft, 25.x.1892, leg. Perkins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Walsingham nr. 25857, NHMUK 010305330, genitalia slide BM 472, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907c. Microlepidoptera. In: Sharp, D. (Ed.), Fauna Hawaiiensis or the Zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles. - Fauna Hawaiiensis 1(5):469–759, pls. 10–25.
PAGINATION 718; pl. 25, fig. 20
DNA VOUCHERS ADD 6965, CLV6240

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Species Distribution

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United States, US Hawaii (Oahu) Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907c. Microlepidoptera. In: Sharp, D. (Ed.), Fauna Hawaiiensis or the Zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles. - Fauna Hawaiiensis 1(5):469–759, pls. 10–25. 718
United States, US Hawaii (Molokai) Swezey, O. H. & Bryan, E. H. 1929. Further notes on the forest insects of Molokai. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 7(2):293–314. 301
United States, US Hawaii (Hawaii) Zimmerman, E. C. 1978. Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Stainton). - — :644–719. 695
United States, US Hawaii (Maui) Johns, C. A., Moore, M. R. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2016. Molecular phylogeny, revised higher classification, and implications for conservation of endangered Hawaiian leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Philodoria). - Pacific Science 70(3):361–372. 364
United States, US Hawaii (Kauai) Kobayashi, S., Johns, C.A., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Doorenweerd, C., Kawakita, A., Ohshima, I., Lees, D. C., Hanabergh, S. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2018. Hawaiian Philodoria (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Ornixolinae) leaf mining moths on Myrsine (Primulaceae): two new species and biological data. - ZooKeys 773:109–141. 131

Host Plants

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Primulaceae Myrsine lessertiana Hawaii Johns, C. A., Moore, M. R. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2016. Molecular phylogeny, revised higher classification, and implications for conservation of endangered Hawaiian leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Philodoria). - Pacific Science 70(3):361–372. 364
Primulaceae Myrsine sandwicensis Hawaii Johns, C. A., Moore, M. R. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2016. Molecular phylogeny, revised higher classification, and implications for conservation of endangered Hawaiian leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Philodoria). - Pacific Science 70(3):361–372. 364
Primulaceae Myrsine sp. Hawaii Swezey, O. H. 1913a. Leaf-miners of the Hawaiian Islands. - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 2(5):221–227. 223
Primulaceae Myrsine wawraea Hawaii Kobayashi, S., Johns, C.A., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Doorenweerd, C., Kawakita, A., Ohshima, I., Lees, D. C., Hanabergh, S. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2018. Hawaiian Philodoria (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Ornixolinae) leaf mining moths on Myrsine (Primulaceae): two new species and biological data. - ZooKeys 773:109–141. 131
*   The larvae mine the adaxial side of the leaves, forming a long serpentine, gradually expanding mine. Old mines are ochreous to brown in coloration (Kobayashi et al. 2018: 131).

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Eulophidae Euderus metallicus Hawaii Zimmerman, E. C. 1978. Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Stainton). - — :644–719. 695