Porphyrosela desmodivora De Prins, 2012

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPorphyrosela
SPECIES desmodivora
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPorphyrosela desmodivora De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITY[Cameroon], Kamerun, Ekona, mine on Desmodium adscendens 20.iv.1938, leg. S. G. Buhr.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB; Paratype 1♂, abdomen damaged, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 169–171, figs. 116, 414

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 169

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Desmodium adscendens Cameroon De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 169