Phyllonorycter himalayana Kumata, 1973

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES himalayana
AUTHORKumata, 1973
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter himalayana n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYNepal, Kathmandu, Balaju Peak, ca. 2000 m, e.l. Quercus semicarpifolia, 18.vii.1968, leg. T. Kumata.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-1427♂, EIHU; Paratype 1♂, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls.
PAGINATION 13–14, fig. 5; pl. 1, fig. D

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Nepal   Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls. 13

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Fagaceae Quercus semecarpifolia Nepal Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls. 14
*   A rather large, elliptical or circular, slightly tentiform blotch-mine, on upper surface of leaf, usually situated on space between middle vein and leaf-margin.