Stomphastis dodonaeae Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES dodonaeae
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStomphastis dodonaeae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 11.xi.1948, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'0" Longitude: 28°11'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G6747, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G6748, TMSA; Paratypes 4♂ and 7♀, genitalia slides G7149, G7150, G7707, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 86–87; pl. 10, fig. 5; pl. 56, fig. 4; pl. 88, fig. 1; pl. 111, fig. 5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Madagascar   Triberti, P. 1988. Contribution to the knowledge of the Gracillariidae fauna of the Malagasy region. 3. Genus Stomphastis Meyrick (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie, N. S. 10(4):297–302. 302
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 86–87

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Sapindaceae Dodonaea madagascariensis Madagascar Triberti, P. 1988. Contribution to the knowledge of the Gracillariidae fauna of the Malagasy region. 3. Genus Stomphastis Meyrick (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie, N. S. 10(4):297–302. 301
Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 87
Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa Madagascar Triberti, P. 1988. Contribution to the knowledge of the Gracillariidae fauna of the Malagasy region. 3. Genus Stomphastis Meyrick (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie, N. S. 10(4):297–302. 301
*   A moderate, irregular, oblong, transparent blotch mine which starts as a very long, narrow gallery.

*   The record of Psiadia madagascariensis (Lam.) DC. (= P. lucida Bail.) [Asteraceae] (Triberti 1988: 302) is probably erroneous.