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, 12.ix.1950, leg. L. Vári.
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
Cameroon   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 92
Kenya   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 92
South Africa Gauteng Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 220
South Africa North-West Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 220
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 92
Zimbabwe   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 92

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Abutilon mauritianum South Africa De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 94
Asteraceae Brachylaena sp. South Africa De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 94
Malvaceae Hibiscus lunarifolius South Africa De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 93
Malvaceae Pavonia sp. South Africa De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 94
Malvaceae Hibiscus calyphyllus South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 220