Acrocercops gossypii Vári, 1961

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUS Acrocercops
SPECIES gossypii
AUTHORVári, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops gossypii spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Mpumalanga], Barberton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°47'9" Longitude: 31°22'12"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7656♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7654, TMSA; Paratypes 18♂, 10♀, genitalia slides G6635, G6636, G6642, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112.
PAGINATION 158–159; pl. 17, fig. 6; pl. 35, fig. 5; pl. 62, fig. 5; pl. 99, fig. 1

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 159

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Gossypium herbaceum South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 159
Malvaceae Gossypium hirsutum South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 159
Malvaceae Gossypium sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 275