Stomphastis conflua (Meyrick, 1914)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES conflua
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1914)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops conflua, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Natal [KwaZulu-Natal, Durban District], Sarnia, 10.i.1912, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7225, TMSA; Metallotype ♂, genitalia slide G7412, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1914b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. V. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4(4):187–205.
PAGINATION 201–202

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cyprus   Barton, I. 2018. A second contribution to the lepidopteran fauna of Cyprus, presenting records for 48 taxa from 17 families. - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 130:29–39. 32
Egypt   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89
Israel   Amsel, H. G. 1936a. Zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopterenfauna des südlichen Toten-Meer-Gebietes, nebst Beschreibung neuer palästinensischer Macro- und Microlepidoptera. - Veröffentlichungen aus dem Deutschen Kolonial- und Übersee-Museum in Bremen 1(2):203–221. 271
Jordan   Kuznetzov, V. I. 1981. Fam. Gracillariidae (Lithocolletiidae) - leaf blotch miners. In: Medvedev, G. S. (Ed.), A guide to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Lepidoptera. Vol. 4. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :1–786, Chapter pagination:149–311. 179
Mozambique   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89
Nigeria   Bland, K. P. 1980. Nigerian Gracillariidae. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 34(1):25–35. 25
Palestine, State of   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89
Russian Federation European Part (Caucasus) 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. 299
Saudi Arabia   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. 299
South Africa Mpumalanga Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick, E. 1914b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. V. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 4(4):187–205. 212
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 88
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 89

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Israel Bodenheimer, F. S. 1930. Zur Kenntnis de Microlepidopterrenfauna Palästinas. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 44:169–175. 175
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Cyprus Barton, I. 2018. A second contribution to the lepidopteran fauna of Cyprus, presenting records for 48 taxa from 17 families. - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 130:29–39. 32
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis   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. 299
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus sp.   Kuznetzov, V. I. & Baryshnikova, S. V. 1998. Brief catalogue of the mining moths of the fam. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Russia and adjacent countries. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Rossijskaya Akademija Nauk 274:1–60. 6
Juncaceae Juncus sp.   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20
Polygonaceae Polygonum hydropiper   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 20
Urticaceae Pouzolzia hypoleuca Russia Kuznetzov, V. I. 1981. Fam. Gracillariidae (Lithocolletiidae) - leaf blotch miners. In: Medvedev, G. S. (Ed.), A guide to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Lepidoptera. Vol. 4. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :1–786, Chapter pagination:149–311. 179
Urticaceae Pouzolzia mixta South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 88
*   A rather large, irregular, oblong, semi-transparent blotch mine which starts as a long, very narrow gallery.