Conopobathra gravissima (Meyrick, 1912)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUS Conopobathra
SPECIES gravissima
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcrocercops gravissima, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Mpumalanga], Transvaal, Barberton District, Three Sisters, iii, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°47'0" Longitude: 31°7'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide G7226, TMSA; Metallotype ♂, genitalia slide G3381, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1912b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(1–2):1–64.
PAGINATION 24

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
globulifera Meyrick, 1931 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Robinson G. S., Tuck K. R. & Shaffer M. 1994. A field guide to the smaller moths of South-East Asia. - — :1–309. 46
Namibia      
South Africa   Meyrick E. 1912b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(1–2):1–64. 24
Zimbabwe      

Notes:  Oriental: India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain), Thailand, West Malaysia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Bauhinia sp.    
*   Fabaceae.

*   The record of Theobroma cacao L. (Sterculiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2001: 20) is probably erroneous.