Spulerina hexalocha (Meyrick, 1912)

Permalink

FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUS Spulerina
SPECIES hexalocha
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops hexalocha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Mpumalanga], Transvaal, Barberton, i, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°47'9" Longitude: 31°22'12"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, abdomen lacking (L. Vári 1961: 186), TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1912b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(1–2):1–64.
PAGINATION 22 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Réunion   Bippus M. 2019. New records of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from the islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion. - Phelsuma 27:18–35. 33
Sierra Leone   Meyrick E. 1932b. Entomological Expedition to Abyssinia, 1926–7. Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 80(1):107–120. 268
South Africa Mpumalanga Meyrick E. 1912b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(1–2):1–64. 22

Notes:  The record Réunion (Bippus 2019: 33) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya caffra South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 186
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya birrea    

*   The record of Citrus sp. (Meyrick 1932a: 268) needs confirmation.