Stomphastis crotoniphila Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES crotoniphila
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStomphastis crotoniphila spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Inanda District, Umhlanga Rocks, 06.xii.1953, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7628, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7157, TMSA; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide G7044, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 91–92; pl. 6, fig. 6; pl. 57, fig. 1; pl. 89, fig. 2

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 92

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. 92
*   A moderate, irregular, oblong to semi-circular, transparent blotch mine which starts as an extremely long and narrow gallery.