Phyllonorycter hibiscola De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES hibiscola
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter hibiscola De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Kakamega Forest, 00°21’N 34°51’E, 1590 m, mine 28.iii.2003, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00387♀, ID RMCA ENT 000003278, RMCA; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slides MRAC/KMMA 00384♀, 00388♀, Ids RMCA ENT 000003266, 000003279, RMCA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 98–90, figs. 69, 323, 384, 441
DNA VOUCHERS CLV14507, CLV13007, CLV14607

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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. 98

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Hibiscus calyphyllus Kenya De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 98