Phthoropoea chalcomochla Agassiz, 2011

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Myrmecozelinae
GENUS Phthoropoea
SPECIES chalcomochla
AUTHORAgassiz, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhthoropoaea [sic] chalcomochla sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Central, 10 km S of Naro Moru, 2060 m, e.l. Acacia drepanolobium 05.xii.2009, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°-16'53" Longitude: 37°0'39"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, NMK; Paratypes 3♂, 3♀, genitalia slide D. J. L. Agassiz 1211, NMK, coll. Agassiz.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Agassiz D. J. L. 2011. The Lepidoptera of Acacia domatia in Kenya, with description of two new genera and six new species. - Journal of Natural History 45(29–30):1867–1893.
PAGINATION 1876–1878, figs 3A, 4, 5

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2011. The Lepidoptera of Acacia domatia in Kenya, with description of two new genera and six new species. - Journal of Natural History 45(29–30):1867–1893. 1878
Tanzania   Agassiz D. J. L. 2011. The Lepidoptera of Acacia domatia in Kenya, with description of two new genera and six new species. - Journal of Natural History 45(29–30):1867–1893. 1878

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia drepanolobium Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. 2011. The Lepidoptera of Acacia domatia in Kenya, with description of two new genera and six new species. - Journal of Natural History 45(29–30):1867–1893. 1877