Telamoptilia prosacta (Meyrick, 1918)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSTelamoptilia
SPECIES prosacta
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1918)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops prosacta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India], Bengal [recte Bihar], Pusa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 25°58'0" Longitude: 85°38'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1918b. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(6):161–192.
PAGINATION 175
DNA VOUCHERS USNM ENT 00800051
GENBANK
  • KX038714 Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017 :5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Fiji   Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 45
India Bihar Meyrick, E. 1918b. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(6):161–192. 175
Indonesia Java Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 45
Japan Nansei Shoto (Ryūkyū Islands) 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
Papua New Guinea   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
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
Thailand   Robinson, G. S., Tuck, K. R. & Shaffer, M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 45

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas India Meyrick, E. 1918b. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(6):161–192. 175
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas 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. 66
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas Taiwan 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. 66
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea sp. 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. 66
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea sp. India 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. 66
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea sp. Taiwan 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. 66