Phyllonorycter triarcha (Meyrick, 1908)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES triarcha
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis triarcha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYIndia, Bengal [recte Bihar], Pusa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 25°58'0" Longitude: 85°38'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTThe record from South Africa, Transvaal (Meyrick 1921a: 121) is based on a misidentification (Vári 1961: 207).
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832.
PAGINATION 811

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India Bihar Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 811
Indonesia Moluccas (Buru) Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 42
Malaysia West Malaysia Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 42
Philippines Luzon Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 42
Philippines Negeri Sembilan Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 42
Thailand   Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 8

Notes:  The record of South Africa (Meyrick 1921: 121) is doubtful.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Gossypium barbadense Asia Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 42
Malvaceae Gossypium herbaceum 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. 49
Malvaceae Gossypium herbaceum Philippines Kumata, T. 1995a. Some species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) collected in the Philippines. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 52:105–131. 125
Malvaceae Gossypium sp. India Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 811
Malvaceae Gossypium sp. Thailand Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 8
Malvaceae Gossypium sp. 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. 49
*   Mine on the lower surface of the leaf, yellowish-white with brown spots.