Phyllonorycter brachylaenae (Vári, 1961)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES brachylaenae
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis brachylaenae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 20.x.1949, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'0" Longitude: 28°11'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7126♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7127♀, TMSA; Paratypes 49♂ and 43♀, genitalia slide G7524, TMSA, ZMHB, RSME.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 220–221; pl. 23, fig. 7; pl. 65, fig. 11; pl. 105, fig. 5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 221
South Africa North-West Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 221
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 221

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asteraceae Brachylaena discolor South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 221
Asteraceae Brachylaena rotundata South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 221
*   A semi-circular or oval, tentiform mine on the underside of the leaf.