Stomphastis thraustica (Meyrick, 1908)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSStomphastis
SPECIES thraustica
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops thraustica, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, West Bengal], Calcutta.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratype 1♀, NZSI.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1908c. New Micro-Lepidoptera from India and Burma. - Records of the Indian Museum 2(4):395–400.
PAGINATION 398

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
plectica Meyrick, 1912 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

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Benin   Datinon, B. D., Glitho, A. I., Tamo, M., Amevoin, K., Georgen, G., Kpindou, O. K. 2013. Inventory of major insects of Jatrpha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) and their natural enemies in Southern Benin. - Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science 8(10):711–718. 713
Central African Republic   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
China Sichuan Xiao, Y. B., Zhou, J. H., Liu, Y. Q., Zhang, D. K. & Feng, B. 2009. Morphological and biological observations on Stomphastis thraustica Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a leaf miner of Jatropha curcas. - Acta Entomologica Sinica 52(2):228–232. 228
Congo   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
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Ghesquière, J. 1940. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés de la Faune entomologique du Congo belge Sér. III(II) 7(1):1–120, i–v pls.. 22 (introduced)
Ghana   Bland, K. P. 1980. Nigerian Gracillariidae. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 34(1):25–35. 33
India West Bengal Meyrick, E. 1908c. New Micro-Lepidoptera from India and Burma. - Records of the Indian Museum 2(4):395–400. 398
India Karnataka Meyrick, E. 1912b. Lepidoptera Heterocera (Tineae). Fam. Gracilariadae. In: Wytsman, P. (ed.): Genera Insectorum. Fascicule 128. - — :1–36, pl. 1. 19 (as plectica)
Indonesia Java Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
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
Kenya   Öhman, J. 2011. Cultivation and management of Jatropha curcas L. by smallholder farmers in the Kenyan districts Baringo and Koibatek. - — :66pp + 7pp of appedices. 24
Madagascar   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
Malaysia West Malaysia 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
Mozambique   Gagnaux, P. C. 2009. Entomofauna associada a cultura da jatrofa (Jatropha curcas L.) em Moçambique. - — :10–31. 10
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
Nigeria   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
Réunion   Bippus, M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 34
Senegal   Terren, M., Mignon, J., Declerck, C., Jijakli, H., Savery, S., Jacquet de Haveskercke, P., Winandy, S. & Mergeai, G. 2012. Principal disease and insect pests of Jatropha curcas L. in the lower Valley of the Senegal river. - Tropicultura 30(4):222–229. 224
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick, E. 1912c. Adelidae, Micropterygidae, Gracilariadae. In: Wagner, H.: Lepidopterorum Catalogus 6. - — 6:25–68. 47 (as plectica)
South Africa Mpumalanga Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 81
Zimbabwe   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

Host Plants

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Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Senegal Terren, M., Mignon, J., Declerck, C., Jijakli, H., Savery, S., Jacquet de Haveskercke, P., Winandy, S. & Mergeai, G. 2012. Principal disease and insect pests of Jatropha curcas L. in the lower Valley of the Senegal river. - Tropicultura 30(4):222–229. 224
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Benin Datinon, B. D., Glitho, A. I., Tamo, M., Amevoin, K., Georgen, G., Kpindou, O. K. 2013. Inventory of major insects of Jatrpha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) and their natural enemies in Southern Benin. - Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science 8(10):711–718. 711
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Kenya Öhman, J. 2011. Cultivation and management of Jatropha curcas L. by smallholder farmers in the Kenyan districts Baringo and Koibatek. - — :66pp + 7pp of appedices. 24
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Mozambique Gagnaux, P. C. 2009. Entomofauna associada a cultura da jatrofa (Jatropha curcas L.) em Moçambique. - — :10–31. 10
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Malaysia Fletcher, T. B. 1933. Life histories of Indian Microlepidoptera (Second Series). Cosmopterygidae to Neopseustidae. - — 4:1–85. 59
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas Congo Ghesquière, J. 1940. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés de la Faune entomologique du Congo belge Sér. III(II) 7(1):1–120, i–v pls.. 22
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas China Xiao, Y. B., Zhou, J. H., Liu, Y. Q., Zhang, D. K. & Feng, B. 2009. Morphological and biological observations on Stomphastis thraustica Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a leaf miner of Jatropha curcas. - Acta Entomologica Sinica 52(2):228–232. 228
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha gossypifolia 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. 161
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha gossypifolia Reunion island Bippus, M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 31
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha sp. India Fletcher, T. B. 1933. Life histories of Indian Microlepidoptera (Second Series). Cosmopterygidae to Neopseustidae. - — 4:1–85. 59
Euphorbiaceae Microstachys chamaelea India Meyrick, E. 1914a. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 1(9):257–288, 6–9 pls.  
Euphorbiaceae Sebastiana chamaelea India Meyrick, E. 1914c. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. XVIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 23(1):118–130. 122
*   Irregular blotch mine, often several in one leaf.

*   The records of Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze, Coffea sp., Hibiscus, sp., Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) W. T. Aiton, Ricinus communis L. and Triumfetta sp. (HOSTS) need confirmation.

Species Parasitoids

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Eulophidae Notanisomorphella borborica Ghana Kerrich, G. J. 1969. Systematic studies on Eulophid parasites (Hym., Chalcidoidea), mostly of coffee leaf-miners in Africa. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 59:195-228. 204