Phyllonorycter achilleus De Prins, 2012

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Phyllonorycter
SPECIES achilleus
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter achilleus De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley Province, Turi, 8000 ft, e. m. Prunus africana 16.x.1999, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00381, ID RMCA ENT 000003125, RMCA; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00380, ID RMCA ENT 000003265, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283.
PAGINATION 62–64, figs. 38, 170–172, 305, 367, 441

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 62

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Crotalaria uncinella Kenya De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 62