Harmaclona tephrantha (Meyrick, 1916)

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Harmacloninae
GENUS Harmaclona
SPECIES tephrantha
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1916)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPtychoxena tephrantha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Sri Lanka], Ceylon, Maskeliya, xii.1906, leg. Alson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by J. D. Bradley (1953c: 65), BMNH 8 Paralectotypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Harmaclona by J. D. Bradley (1953c: 65); the two specimens from South America are not conspecific (J. D. Bradley 1953c: 65). See also A. J. T. Janse (1968: 95).
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1916a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(16-20):481-640.
PAGINATION 616 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Bradley J. D. 1953c. On Harmaclona Busck, 1914 (Lep., Arrhenophanidae), with descriptions of a new species, of a supplementary wing-coupling device present, and some new synonymy. - The Entomologist 86(3):61-66. 66
São Tomé & Príncipe Príncipe Meyrick E. 1934b. The Percy Sladen and Godman Trusts Expedition to the Islands in the Gulf of Guinea, October 1932 March 1933. III. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 14(82):401-411. 411

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Oriental: Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

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