Phyllonorycter insignis (Walsingham, 1889)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES insignis
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1889)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis insignis sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], California, Mendocino County, Head of Noyo River, 08-11.vi.1871, leg. Walsingham; Lake County, Lower Lake, 22-23.vi.1871, leg. Walsingham; Siskiyou County, Mount Shasta.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 4 syntypes ♂, ♀, coll. Walsingham, BMNH; Lectotype ♂, specimen of Mendocino county selected by Davis, genitalia slide Davis 19259♂, BMNH; Paralectotype ♀, specimen of Lake county selected by Davis, genitalia slide Davis 19260♀, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23-26, 51-54, 77-81, 116-120.
PAGINATION 117-118

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US California Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23-26, 51-54, 77-81, 116-120. 117-118
United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. - — 114:i-x, 1-70. 44

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Rhamnaceae Ceanothus integerrimus U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1916. Notes on Lithocolletis with descriptions of new species (Lep.). - Entomological News 27:82-84. 82

*   Mine on the underside of leaf, occupying a comparatively small area in which the leaf substance is almost entirely eaten out, and the lower epidermis is closely wrinkled at maturity.