Phyllonorycter ocimellus De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES ocimellus
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter ocimellus De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Taita Hills, Ngangao, 03°22’S 38°21’E, 1600 m, mine 09.iv.2001, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00352♂, ID RMCA ENT 000003353, RMCA; Paratypes 4♂, 5♀, genitalia slides MRAC/KMMA 00349♂–00352♂, 00353♀, 00460♀, Ids RMCA ENT 000003264, 000003341, 000003350, 000003352, 000003355–000003357, 000003364, RMCA, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 146–148, figs. 106, 268–270, 345, 406, 431, 440

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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. 146

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lamiaceae Ocimum gratissimum Kenya De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 147