Phyllonorycter melacoronis (Kumata, 1963)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES melacoronis
AUTHOR(Kumata, 1963)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis melacoronis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYJapan, Kyūshū, Hikosan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ELKU; Paratype 1♀, ELKU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1963c. Taxonomic studies of the Lithocolletinae of Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Part II. - Insecta Matsumurana 26(1):1–48.
PAGINATION 37–38, fig. 21

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Japan Kyūshū Kumata, T. 1963c. Taxonomic studies of the Lithocolletinae of Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Part II. - Insecta Matsumurana 26(1):1–48. 38
Korea, Republic of   Park, K. T. 1983a. Microlepidoptera of Korea. - Insecta Koreana ser. 3:1–189, pls. 1–2. 61
Russian Federation Far East (South Primorye) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 114

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Ericaceae Rhododendron mucronulatum Russia (Far East) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 114
Ericaceae Rhododendron sp. Korea Kumata, T., Kuroko, H. & Park, K. T. 1983. Some Korean species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera). - Korean Journal of Plant Protection 22(3):213–227. 218
Ericaceae Rhododendron sp. Japan Kumata, T. 1963c. Taxonomic studies of the Lithocolletinae of Japan (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Part II. - Insecta Matsumurana 26(1):1–48. 38
*   An elliptical blotch-mine on underside of leaf, arbitrarily on a space between mid vein and leaf margin.