Telamoptilia cathedraea (Meyrick, 1908)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSTelamoptilia
SPECIES cathedraea
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1908)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops cathedraea, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYIndia [Meghalaya], Khasi Hills, ix.1906
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 25°33'0" Longitude: 91°17'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832.
PAGINATION 817

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India Meghalaya Meyrick, E. 1908a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. - Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 18(4):806–832. 817
India Bihar Meyrick, E. 1924. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 3(3):65–96. 85
Japan Kyūshū (Yaku-sima) Kuroko, H. 1961. Studies on Lepidopterous leaf-miners from Japan I. Unrecorded species belonging to Gracillariidae. - Science Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University 18:311–322, 2pls. 314, 321
Japan Nansei Shoto (Ryūkyū Islands) Kumata, T., Kuroko, H. & Ermolaev, V. P. 1988b. Japanese species of the Acrocercops-group (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Part II. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 40:1–133. 62
Madagascar   Viette, P. 1951a. Notes sur quelques Lépidoptères malgaches. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar Sér A, 5(1):131–138. 132
Taiwan, Province of China   Kuroko, H. 1982. Gracillariidae. – In: Inoue, H.., Sugi, S., Kuroko, H., Moriuti, S & Kawabe, A. (Eds.), Moths of Japan. 2 vols. - — :Chapter pagination: 176–203, pls. 5–7. 188

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Urena lobata India Meyrick, E. 1924. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 3(3):65–96. 85
Malvaceae Urena lobata Japan Kumata, T., Kuroko, H. & Ermolaev, V. P. 1988b. Japanese species of the Acrocercops-group (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Part II. - Insecta Matsumurana, N. S. 40:1–133. 62
Malvaceae Urena lobata Madagascar Viette, P. 1951a. Notes sur quelques Lépidoptères malgaches. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar Sér A, 5(1):131–138. 132 (imported)
Malvaceae Urena lobata L. var. scabriuscula Japan Kuroko, H. 1961. Studies on Lepidopterous leaf-miners from Japan I. Unrecorded species belonging to Gracillariidae. - Science Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University 18:311–322, 2pls. 314, 321

*   The records of Jasminum sambac (Viette 1951a: 132), Triumfetta rhomboidea and Mangifera indica are probably erroneous. The record of Achyranthes aspera L. (Fletcher 1921: 148) refers to T. hemistacta (corrected in Fletcher 1933: 48).