Phyllonorycter grewiella (Vári, 1961)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES grewiella
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis grewiella spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Mpumalanga], Kruger National Park, Malelane, 24.iii.1952, leg. A. J. T. Janse & L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7523♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7135♀, TMSA; Paratypes 3♂, genitalia slides G7134♂, G7523♂, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 213–214; pl. 22, fig. 8; pl. 65, fig. 5; pl. 104, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 82
Kenya   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 82
Namibia   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 83
South Africa Mpumalanga Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 214
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 214
Yemen   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 83

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Grewia caffra South Africa De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 84
Malvaceae Grewia damine South Africa De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 84
Malvaceae Grewia flava South Africa De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 84
Malvaceae Grewia flavescens South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 214
Malvaceae Grewia hexamita South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 214
Malvaceae Grewia monticola South Africa De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 84
Malvaceae Grewia villosa Kenya De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 84
*   A moderate, oval or oblong, opaque, tentiform mine, usually on the upperside of the leaf.