Spanioptila spinosum Walsingham, 1897

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSSpanioptila
SPECIES spinosum
AUTHORWalsingham, 1897
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSpanioptila spinosum, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Virgin Islands], S[ain]t Thomas, 22.iii.1894, leg. Gudmann.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 18°20'0" Longitude: -64°55'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂: BMNH(E) 1409340, left wings missing, BMNH(E) 1409348, genitalia slides 6090♂, 6091♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENT5 specimens (gender not stated) mentioned in description, and not included into type series, not found in BMNH.
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1897. Revision of the West-Indian Micro-Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1897(10):54–183.
PAGINATION 148

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cuba   Busck, A. [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. - Entomologica Americana 13 (1933)(4):151–217, 7 pls. 172
Puerto Rico   Busck, A. [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. - Entomologica Americana 13 (1933)(4):151–217, 7 pls. 172
Virgin Islands, U.S. Saint Thomas Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1897. Revision of the West-Indian Micro-Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1897(10):54–183. 148

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Flacourtiaceae Casearia hirsuta Cuba Busck, A. [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. - Entomologica Americana 13 (1933)(4):151–217, 7 pls. 172
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