Phyllonorycter didymopa (Vári, 1961)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES didymopa
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis didymopa spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria District, Saltpan, 16.i.1955.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'0" Longitude: 28°11'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7169♀, TMSA; Paratype ♀, genitalia slide G7794♀, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 223; pl. 105, fig. 6
DNA VOUCHERS CLV15407

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 223
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 223

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Dombeya rotundifolia South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 223
*   A long, narrow gallery, mainly along the edge of the leaf; later on gall-like swelling near base of disc.