Trichophaga abruptella (Wollaston T. V., 1858)

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Tineinae
GENUS Trichophaga
SPECIES abruptella
AUTHOR(Wollaston T. V., 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTinea abruptella
TYPE LOCALITY[Portugal], Madeira and Porto Santo.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wollaston T. V. 1858. Brief diagnostic characters of undescribed Madeiran insects. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 1(2):113–125.
PAGINATION 120 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
amina Meyrick, 1925 Synonym of species
desertella Mabille, 1907 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Bahrain   Petersen G. & Gaedike R. 1982. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tineidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:333–346. 343
Central African Republic   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i–vi, 1–238. 42
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu 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. 5
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. 5
Egypt   Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1911. Algerian Microlepidoptera. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 47(567):187–191. 281
Saudi Arabia   Amsel H. G. 1958. Kleinschmetterlinge aus Nordost-Arabien der Ausbeute A. S. Talhouk. - Beiträge zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Südwestdeutschland, Karlsruhe 17(1):61–82, pl. 5. 82
Somalia   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 281
Sudan   Gozmány L. A. 1965b. Some collections of Tineid moths from Africa (Microlepidoptera). - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 11(3–4):253–294. 254
Yemen   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 281

Notes:  Palaearctic: France, Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Islands), Balkans, Asia minor, Tunisia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Decaying animal matter   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i–vi, 1–238. 42
*   Probably in the regurgitated pellets of Eleonora's falcon (Falco eleonorae Guenée) (see Gozmány & Vári 1973: 42).