Phyllonorycter obandai De Prins & Mozuraitis, 2006

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES obandai
AUTHORDe Prins & Mozuraitis, 2006
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter obandai, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Gatamaiyu Forest, 00°58'S 36°41'E, 2380 m, 04.iv.2003, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
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TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide RMCA 00251♂, specimen ID RMCA ENT 000002420, RMCA; Paratypes 21♂, genitalia slides RMCA 00252♂–00254♂, 17 specimens in RMCA, 2 specimens in BMNH, 2 specimens in NMK.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Mozuraitis, R. 2006. A new species of Phyllonorycter (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from Kenya discovered by using the sex attractant Z8-tetradecen-1yl acetate. - Zootaxa 1124:55–68.
PAGINATION 58–63, figs. 4, 8, 9

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Kenya   De Prins, J. & Mozuraitis, R. 2006. A new species of Phyllonorycter (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from Kenya discovered by using the sex attractant Z8-tetradecen-1yl acetate. - Zootaxa 1124:55–68. 64