Stomphastis rorkei Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES rorkei
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStomphastis rorkei spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouthern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], Wankie District, Victoria Falls.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7191, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7418, TMSA; Paratypes 11♂ and 6♀, genitalia slides G7417, G7420, G7519, G7614, G7615, G7625, G7721, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 81–82; pl. 10, fig. 3; pl. 56, fig. 2; pl. 87, fig. 5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 82
South Africa Gauteng Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 82
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 82

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Croton gratissimus Zimbabwe Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 82
*   A moderate, irregular, oblong, semi-transparent blotch mine which starts as a narrow, rather indistinct gallery.