Telamoptilia geyeri (Vári, 1961)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSTelamoptilia
SPECIES geyeri
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops geyeri spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Limpopo], Soutpansberg District, Louis Trichardt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G6948, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7156, TMSA; Paratypes 3♂ and 7♀, genitalia slide G6942, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 154–155; pl. 17, fig. 4; pl. 36, fig. 1; pl. 62, fig. 2; pl. 98, fig. 4
DNA VOUCHERS BIOUG02066-D07
GENBANK
  • KX038713 Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017 :5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Limpopo Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 155
South Africa Gauteng Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 5
Zambia   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 155
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 155

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Pavonia columella South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 155
*   A large, very irregular, transparent blotch-mine.