Stomphastis aphrocyma (Meyrick, 1918)

Permalink

SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES aphrocyma
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1918)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops aphrocyma n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Zululand [KwaZulu-Natal], Eshowe, 06.i.1916, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7223, TMSA; Metallotype ♂, genitalia slide G3380, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59.
PAGINATION 39

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick, E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59. 39
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 86

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Croton sylvaticus South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 85
*   A moderate, irregular, oblong to semi-circular, transparent blotch mine which starts as a very short gallery.