Philodoria floscula Walsingham, 1907

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSPhilodoria
SPECIES floscula
AUTHORWalsingham, 1907
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhilodoria floscula, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYHawaii, Olaa, Hilo, 2000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, [not ♂ as stated in the original description], coll. Walsingham nr. 28597, BMNH; Paralectotype 1♂, coll. Walsingham, 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 718–719; pl. 25, fig. 21

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US Hawaii (Hawaii) 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. 719
United States, US Hawaii (Maui) Zimmerman, E. C. 1978. Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Stainton). - — :644–719. 708

Notes:  The record of Hawaii (Molokai) (Swezey, O. H. & Bryan, E. H. 1929: 301) refers to Philodoria haelaauensis Kobayashi, Johns & Kawahara, 2021 (see Kobayahi et al. 2021: 57).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Urticaceae Pipturus albidus Hawaii Kobayashi, S., Johns C. A. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2021. Revision of the Hawaiian endemic leaf-mining moth genus Philodoria Walsingham (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): its conservation status, host plants and descriptions of thirteen new species. - Zootaxa 4944(1):1–175. 57
Urticaceae Pipturus sp. Hawaii Swezey, O. H. 1923. The leaf-miners of Pipturus (Lepidoptera). - Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 5(2):293–296. 294