Pimelephila ghesquierei Tams, 1930

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Pyraustinae
GENUS Pimelephila
SPECIES ghesquierei
AUTHORTams, 1930
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPimelephila ghesquierei, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, East Kasai], Belgian Congo, Sankuru, Komi, 05.ix.1929, leg. J. Ghesquière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA; Allotype ♀, RMCA; Paratypes 2♂, 1♀, RMCA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Tams W. H. T. 1930d. A new moth damaging oil-palm in the Belgian Congo. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):75–76, pl. 4.
PAGINATION 75–76; pl. 4, figs. 1–3

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Benin   Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 116
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 116
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Tams W. H. T. 1930d. A new moth damaging oil-palm in the Belgian Congo. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):75–76, pl. 4. 76
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 116
Ghana   Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 40

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Arecaceae Elaeis guineensis Ghana Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 40
Arecaceae Elaeis guineensis Congo, DR Tams W. H. T. 1930d. A new moth damaging oil-palm in the Belgian Congo. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):75–76, pl. 4. 76
Arecaceae Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum Congo, DR Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 116