Corythoxestis pentarcha (Meyrick, 1922)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUS Corythoxestis
SPECIES pentarcha
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1922)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCryphiomystis pentarcha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Sri Lanka], Ceylon, Peradeniya, 28.xii.1919, leg. J. T. Hudson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 7°16'0" Longitude: 80°36'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratype 1♂, genitalia slide 5553♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1922a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(16–19):481–608.
PAGINATION 563 Bhl

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
borbonica Guillermet, 2011 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Réunion   Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 210

Notes:  Oriental: Malaysia, Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. India Meyrick E. 1922a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(16–19):481–608. 563
Zingiberaceae Amomum magnificum   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. 128
Rubiaceae Coffea robusta   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. 128
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Réunion Guillermet C. 2011b. Contribution à l'étude des Hétérocères de l'île de La Réunion : description de sept nouveaux taxons de Tineidae, Gracillariidae, Oecophoridae, Stathmopodidae et Arctiidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - L'Entomologiste 67(4):177–186. 181