Phyllocnistis argentella (Bradley, 1957)

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES argentella
AUTHOR(Bradley, 1957)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOpostega argentella sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYBritish Solomon Islands Rennell Island, Hutuna, 08.xi.1953, J. D. Bradley.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BMNH 4192, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTOriginally described in the Lyonetiidae, genus Opostega, transferred to Gracillariidae by Puplesis & Robinson (1999: 18).
PUBLICATION Bradley, J. D. 1957. Microlepidoptera from Rennell and Bellona islands. In: Wolff, T. (ed.): The Natural History of Rennell islands. Volume 2 (Invertebrates, pars). Scientific Results of Danish Rennell Expedition, 1951 and The British Museum (Natural History) Expedition, 1953 - — 2:87–112.
PAGINATION 108, fig. 24

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Solomon Islands Rennell Bradley, J. D. 1957. Microlepidoptera from Rennell and Bellona islands. In: Wolff, T. (ed.): The Natural History of Rennell islands. Volume 2 (Invertebrates, pars). Scientific Results of Danish Rennell Expedition, 1951 and The British Museum (Natural History) Expedition, 1953 - — 2:87–112. 108