Spulerina hexalocha (Meyrick, 1912)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSSpulerina
SPECIES hexalocha
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops hexalocha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Mpumalanga], Barberton, 21.i.1911, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, abdomen lacking (Vári 1961: 186), TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1912a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(1):1–32.
PAGINATION 22

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Réunion   Bippus, M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 34
Sierra Leone   Meyrick, E. 1932c. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(9):257–288. 268
South Africa Mpumalanga Meyrick, E. 1912a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(1):1–32. 22

Notes:  The records from La Réunion and Sierra Leone need confirmation (Bippus 2019: 33).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya birrea La Réunion Bippus, M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 33
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya caffra South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 186

*   The record of Citrus sp. [Rutaceae] (Meyrick 1932c: 268) needs confirmation.