Phyllonorycter ovalifoliae Kumata, 1973

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES ovalifoliae
AUTHORKumata, 1973
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter ovalifoliae n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYNepal, Khurumsang, ca. 2500 m, e.l. Lyonia ovalifolia, 21.vi.1968, leg. T. Kumata.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-1445♂, EIHU; Paratypes 1♂ and 2♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls.
PAGINATION 7–9, figs. 1; pl. 1, figs. B, C

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Species Distribution

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Nepal   Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls. 9

Host Plants

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Ericaceae Lyonia ovalifolia Nepal Kumata, T. 1973. On the genus Phyllonorycter or Lithocolletis from Central Nepal, with descriptions of twelve new species - notes on Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Nepal, I. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 1:1–45, 4 pls. 9
*   A very elongate, tentiform blotch-mine on underside of leaf, always along leaf-margin.