Phyllonorycter myricella Kumata, 1995

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES myricella
AUTHORKumata, 1995
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter myricella nom. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[West] Malaysia, Kedah, Gng. Jerai, 900 m.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, FRIM; Paratypes 2♀, FRIM, 2♀, genitalia slides Grc-5828♀, 5829♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTReplacement name for Phyllonorycter myricae Kumata, 1993, a primary homonym of Phyllonorycter myricae Deschka, 1976.
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1995a. Some species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) collected in the Philippines. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 52:105–131.
PAGINATION 125

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malaysia Kedah Kumata, T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 48:1–85. 46 (as myricae)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Myricaceae Myrica esculenta Malaysia Kumata, T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 48:1–85. 46
*   A tentiform blotch-mine on upperside of leaf, usually situated on disc between two lateral veins, oval or elliptical in outline, about 1.5 cm long. Upper epidermis of mine brownish, with a longitudinal, strong wrinkle at maturity.