Porphyrosela teramni Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPorphyrosela
SPECIES teramni
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPorphyrosela teramni spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 24.xi.1984, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'0" Longitude: 28°11'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G6923♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7132♀, TMSA; Paratypes 12♂ and 19♀, genitalia slides G6924♀, G7131♂, G7673♀, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 224–225; pl. 15, fig. 4; pl. 65, fig. 12; pl. 105, fig. 7

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
Zimbabwe   De Prins, J. & Kawahara, A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 179

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Teramnus labialis South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
Fabaceae Teramnus sp. South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
Fabaceae Vigna luteola South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
Fabaceae Vigna sp. South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 225
*   A moderate, oblong, transparent, tentiform mine on underside of leaf.