Phyllonorycter anchistea (Vári, 1961)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Phyllonorycter
SPECIES anchistea
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis anchistea spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Limpopo], Soutpansberg District, Louis Trichardt, 11.v.1953, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7138♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7139♀, TMSA; Paratypes 6♂, 10♀, genitalia slides G7133, G7170, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1-238, pls 1-112.
PAGINATION 210-211; pl. 22, fig. 5; pl. 65, fig. 2; pl. 104, fig. 2

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1-283. 123
South Africa Gauteng Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1-238, pls 1-112. 211
South Africa Eastern Cape Triberti P. 2019. Gracillariidae (Gracillarioidea). - In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:177-188. 182
South Africa North-West De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1-283. 123
South Africa Limpopo Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1-238, pls 1-112. 211

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Grewia occidentalis South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1-238, pls 1-112. 210