Elophila melagynalis (Agassiz, 1978)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Acentropinae
GENUS Elophila
SPECIES melagynalis
AUTHOR(Agassiz, 1978)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNymphula melagynalis sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Sri Lanka], Colombo, 1908.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 21♂, 21♀, genitalia slides Agassiz 216, 217, 233, BMNH, coll. Agassiz, Goater..
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Agassiz D. J. L. 1978. Five introduced species, including one new to science, of China mark moths (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) new to Britain. - Entomologist's Gazette 29:117–127.
PAGINATION 121–123

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2012. The Acentropinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) of Africa. - Zootaxa 3494:1–73. 20
Réunion   Guillermet C. 2012. Contribution à l'étude des Hétérocères de l'île de La Réunion : description de huit nouvelles espèces de Tortricidae, Carposinidae et Crambidae (Lepidopteraa Heterocera). - L'Entomologiste 68(6):337–350. 349
Sierra Leone   Agassiz D. J. L. 2012. The Acentropinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) of Africa. - Zootaxa 3494:1–73. 20
Tanzania, United Republic of   Agassiz D. J. L. 2012. The Acentropinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) of Africa. - Zootaxa 3494:1–73. 20

Notes:  Oriental: South East Asia, Far East, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: Great Britain (introduced).

Host Plants

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