Stomphastis crotonis Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES crotonis
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStomphastis crotonis spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Limpopo], Sibasa District, Tshipise, 01.vi.1953, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7161, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7162, TMSA; Paratype ♀, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 82–84; pl. 10, fig. 4; pl. 56, fig. 3; pl. 87, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Triberti, P. 2004. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera, Gracillarioidea). In: Mey, W. (ed.): The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. Part 1. - Esperiana Memoir. Lepidoptera Africana Part 1 1:1–333, 14 pls [Chapter pagination: 75–89]. 80
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 84

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Croton menyharthii South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 84
*   A moderate, irregular, more or less oblong, transparent blotch mine which starts as a narrow gallery.