Erechthias grayi Davis & Mendel, 2013

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Erechthiinae
GENUS Erechthias
SPECIES grayi
AUTHORDavis & Mendel, 2013
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONErechthias grayi sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Saint Helena], Ascension Island, Green Mountain, Elliot's Path, Windy Corner, 743 m, 06.viii.2003, leg. H. Mendel.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -7°57'0" Longitude: 14°21'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 19♂, 1♀, genitalia slides BMNH 33642♀, USNM 34532♂, USNM 34533♂, BMNH, USNM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Davis D. R. & Mendel H. 2013. The genus Erechthias Meyrick of Ascension Island, including discovery of a new brachypterous species (Lepidoptera, Tineidae). - ZooKeys 341:1–20.
PAGINATION 12–16, figs. 7–10, 18, 28–31

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Ascension Davis D. R. & Mendel H. 2013. The genus Erechthias Meyrick of Ascension Island, including discovery of a new brachypterous species (Lepidoptera, Tineidae). - ZooKeys 341:1–20. 14

Host Plants

Unknown
*   Most likely lichenivorous (see Davis & Mendel 2013: 14).