Stomphastis cardamitis (Meyrick, 1921)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES cardamitis
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1921)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONParectopa cardamitis n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'0" Longitude: 28°11'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7209, TMSA; Metallotype ♀, genitalia slide G7522, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1921a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 8(2):49–148.
PAGINATION 122 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Triberti, P. 2001. Acrocercops tacita n. sp. from the Eastern Mediterranean region (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona 25:95–100. 79
South Africa   Meyrick, E. 1921a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 8(2):49–148. 122

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Croton subgratissimus South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 81
*   A moderate, irregular, oblong, semi-transparent blotch mine which starts as a narrow, short gallery.