Phyllonorycter mwatawalai De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES mwatawalai
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter mwatawalai De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Morogoro, ca. 10 km SE of Mikese, 06°46'S 37°55'E, 500 m, 14.vii.2009, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
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TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00525♀, ID RMCA ENT 000005331, RMCA; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00536♀, ID RMCA ENT 000005913, 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 145-146, figs. 105, 344, 405, 445

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Tanzania, United Republic of   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1-283. 145