Caloptilia purpurea (Philpott, 1927)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES purpurea
AUTHOR(Philpott, 1927)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria purpurea
TYPE LOCALITY[New Zealand], West Plans, near Invercargill.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, abdomen missing, NZAC.
STATUSSynonym of species
SYNONYM OFchrysitis
COMMENTA primary homonym of Gracilaria purpurea Haworth, 1828 and a junior subjective synonym of Gracilaria chrysitis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875; synonymized by Dugdale (1988: 71).
PUBLICATION Philpott, A. 1927. Notes and descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 58:80–90.
PAGINATION 89