Caloptilia prosticta (Meyrick, 1909)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUS Caloptilia
SPECIES prosticta
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1909)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria [sic] prosticta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape Colony, Simonstown District, Kalk Bay, ii, leg. R. M. Lightfoot.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide SAMC 127♂, SAMC; Metallotype ♀, genitalia slide G7297♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5(7):349-379.
PAGINATION 374

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Madagascar      
Nigeria      
Seychelles Mahé Meyrick E. 1911e. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) 14(3):263-307. 292
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. 1998b. Additions and corrections to the Silhouette species list. - Phelsuma 6:80-84. 83
South Africa Western Cape Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5(7):349-379. 374

Notes:  Oriental: Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Cajanus cajan   Robinson G. S., Ackery P. R., Kitching I. J., Beccaloni G. W. & Hernández L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1-744. 93
Fabaceae Rhynchosia caribaea   Triberti P. 1987. Contributions to the knowledge of the Gracillariidae-fauna from Malagsy region. II. Genera Macarostola Meyrick and Caloptilia Hübner (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie (N. S.) 9(3):121-122. 124
Fabaceae Vigna unguiculata   Robinson G. S., Ackery P. R., Kitching I. J., Beccaloni G. W. & Hernández L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1-744. 93