Cameraria torridella De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSCameraria
SPECIES torridella
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCameraria torridella De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley Province, Turi, 8000 ft., 02.xii.1998, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MRAC/KMAA 00287♂, ID RMCA ENT 000003121, RMCA; Paratypes 5♂, 3♀, genitalia slides MRAC/KMMA 00288–00292, 00379, 00491, Ids RMCA ENT 000003122–000003124, 000003126–000003127, 000003270, RMCA, BMNH, NMK.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTThis species might belong to the genus Phyllonorycter.
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 54–56, figs. 15, 37, 167–169, 303, 304, 366
GENBANK
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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 54

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Dombeya torrida Kenya De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 54
*   Underside tentiform mine.