Phodoryctis thrypticosema (Vári, 1961)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUS Phodoryctis
SPECIES thrypticosema
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops thrypticosema spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Hlabisa District, Dukuduku Forest, 09.xii.1956, leg. R. M. Martin.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7574♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7575♀, TMSA; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slides G7437♀, G7512♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112.
PAGINATION 162–163; pl. 17, fig. 8; pl. 62, fig. 6; pl. 99, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 162–163
Zimbabwe   Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 162–163

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Craibia brevicaudata South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 163

*   A moderate, irregular, narrowly oblong, semi-transparent blotch-mine on upperside of leaf. This record needs confirmation.