Stomphastis chalybacma (Meyrick, 1908)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES chalybacma
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpicephala chalybacma, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYCeylon [Sri Lanka], Peradeniya.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 7°16'0" Longitude: 80°36'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832.
PAGINATION 811

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India   Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 2
Indonesia Sulawesi Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Malaysia West Malaysia Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Malaysia Sabah Walker, A. K. & Huddleston, T. 1987. Chelonus chailini sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Malaysia, parasitizing gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 77(3):437–440. 439
Myanmar   Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 2
Sri Lanka   Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 811
Thailand   Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 2

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinia decapetala India Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinia pulcherrima India Meyrick, E. 1912a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(1):1–32. 21
Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinia pulcherrima Thailand Kuroko, H. & Lewvanich, A. 1983. Some lepidopterous insect pests attacking economically important plants in Thailand. - Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture. Series B Agriculture and Biology 35:1–9. 2
Fabaceae Albizia saman India Fletcher, T. B. [1921]. Life-histories of Indian Insects. Microlepidoptera. VI. Gracillariadae [sic]. - Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India. Entomological Series 6 (1920)(1–6):1–217, I–L pls. 142
*   Flower-borer.

*   The records of Eugenia sp. [Myrtaceae] and Theobroma cacao L. [Sterculiaceae] (HOSTS) are probably erroneous.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Chelonus chailini Malaysia Walker, A. K. & Huddleston, T. 1987. Chelonus chailini sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Malaysia, parasitizing gracillariid moths (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 77(3):437–440. 439