Phyllonorycter hibiscina (Vári, 1961)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Phyllonorycter
SPECIES hibiscina
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis hibiscina spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria District, Hennops River.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7129♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7187♀, TMSA; Paratypes 6♂, 3♀, genitalia slides G7186, G7679, G7722, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112.
PAGINATION 219–220; pl. 23, fig. 6; pl. 65, fig. 10; pl. 105, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 219–220

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Abutilon mauritianum    
Asteraceae Brachylaena sp.    
Malvaceae Hibiscus lunarifolius    
Malvaceae Pavonia sp.    
Malvaceae Hibiscus calyphyllus South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 220