Opogona scaphopis Meyrick, 1909

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Hieroxestinae
GENUS Opogona
SPECIES scaphopis
AUTHORMeyrick, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOpogona scaphopis, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Eastern Cape], Cape Colony, Port Elizabeth [Gqeberha], bred iv from larvae boring stems of Aloe, leg. Lounsbury.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♂, 1♀, SAMC.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5(7):349-379.
PAGINATION 376-377

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5(7):349-379. 377
South Africa Gauteng Giliomee J. H. 2016. Opogona scaphopis Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tineidae: Hieroxestinae) causing serious damage to Gasteria and Haworthia at Kristenbosch National Botanical Garden, South Africa. - African Entomology 24(1):233-235. 233
South Africa Western Cape Giliomee J. H. 2016. Opogona scaphopis Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tineidae: Hieroxestinae) causing serious damage to Gasteria and Haworthia at Kristenbosch National Botanical Garden, South Africa. - African Entomology 24(1):233-235. 233

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe sp. South Africa Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5(7):349-379. 377
Xanthorrhoeaceae Gasteria sp. South Africa Giliomee J. H. 2016. Opogona scaphopis Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tineidae: Hieroxestinae) causing serious damage to Gasteria and Haworthia at Kristenbosch National Botanical Garden, South Africa. - African Entomology 24(1):233-235. 233
Xanthorrhoeaceae Haworthia sp. South Africa Taylor J. S. 1957b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the eastern Cape Province (Part IV). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 20(2):315-332. 331

*   In the stem.