Acrocercops leucophaea Meyrick, 1919

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSAcrocercops
SPECIES leucophaea
AUTHORMeyrick, 1919
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops leucophaea, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[India, Uttaranchal], Kumaon, Bhim Valley, 5000–6000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 26782♂, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Meyrick, E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(8):225–256.
PAGINATION 231–232

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
India Uttaranchal Meyrick, E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 2(8):225–256. 232
India Assam Meyrick, E. 1931d. Exotic Microlepidoptera. - Exotic Microlepidoptera (Marlborough) 4(6):161–192. 169
Nepal   Ohshima, I. & Yoshizawa, K. 2006. Multiple host shifts between distantly related plants, juglandaceae & Ericaceae, in the leaf-mining moth Acrocercops leucophaea complex (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38(1):231–240. 233

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Ericaceae Lyonia ovalifolia India Meyrick, E. 1931a. Micro-Lepidoptera from South Chile and Argentina. - Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 36:377–415. 169
Ericaceae Lyonia ovalifolia Nepal Ohshima, I. & Yoshizawa, K. 2006. Multiple host shifts between distantly related plants, juglandaceae & Ericaceae, in the leaf-mining moth Acrocercops leucophaea complex (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38(1):231–240. 233
Juglandaceae Engelhardia spicata Nepal Ohshima, I. & Yoshizawa, K. 2006. Multiple host shifts between distantly related plants, juglandaceae & Ericaceae, in the leaf-mining moth Acrocercops leucophaea complex (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38(1):231–240. 233