Neolithocolletis pentadesma (Meyrick, 1919)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Neolithocolletis
SPECIES pentadesma
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1919)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis pentadesma, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Indonesia], Java, Buitenzorg [Bogor], e.l. Pterocarpus indicus ix.1918, leg. Roepke.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, abdomen missing (see De Prins & Kawahara 2012: 31), BMNH; 8 Paratypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1919a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(8–9):225–288.
PAGINATION 230

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Seychelles Fregate Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 23 (introduced)
Seychelles Mahé Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 23 (introduced)

Notes:  Oriental: Indonesia (Java), Malaysia (Sarawak, Selangor, West Malaysia), Philippines (Luzon). The record of Hong Kong (De Prins & De Prins 2005: 214) is unsubstantiated (Bai et al. 2009: 502).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Indonesia Meyrick E. 1919a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(8–9):225–288. 230
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Malaysia Kumata T. 1993. A contribution to the knowledge of the Malaysian Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera), with a revision of Indian Cameraria associated with Leguminosae. - Insecta Matsumurana, N.S. 48:1–85. 10
Fabaceae Pterocarpus indicus Philippines Kumata T. 1995. Some species of the subfamily Lithocolletinae (Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera) collected in the Philippines. - Insecta Matsumurana, N.S. 52:105–131. 109
Fabaceae Pterocarpus javanicus   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. 274