Acrocercops chrysophylli Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSAcrocercops
SPECIES chrysophylli
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops chrysophylli spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouthern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], Melsetter District, Mt. Selinda.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7442, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7443, TMSA; Paratypes 2♀, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 164–165; pl. 19, fig. 3; pl. 62, fig. 9; pl. 99, fig. 4.

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Vári, L. 1955. South African Lepidoptera 1. Descriptions of new leafmining Tineina. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 22(3):331–351. 165
Zimbabwe   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 165

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum gorungosanum   Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 165
*   A moderate, irregular, pale ochreous, transparent blotch-mine, with a long, narrow, epidermal gallery on upperside of leaf.