Acrocercops ficina Vári, 1961

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSAcrocercops
SPECIES ficina
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops ficina spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Umlazi District, Umgababa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7366, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7367, TMSA; Paratypes 1♂ and 1♀, TMSA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls.
PAGINATION 160–161; pl. 17, fig. 7; pl. 62, fig. 7; pl. 99, fig. 2

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Triberti, P. 2004. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera, Gracillarioidea). In: Mey, W. (ed.): The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. Part 1. - Esperiana Memoir. Lepidoptera Africana Part 1 1:1–333, 14 pls [Chapter pagination: 75–89]. 80
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 161

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Moraceae Ficus natalensis South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 161
Moraceae Ficus trichopoda South Africa Vári, L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. Vol. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:238 pp. 112 pls. 161
Moraceae Ficus trichopoda   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2010. HOSTS - a database of the hostplants of the world's Lepidoptera. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/hostplants. - — . HOSTS
*   A moderate, irregular, whitish, epidermal blotch-mine on upperside of leaf.