Stigmella tragilis Scoble, 1978

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Stigmella
SPECIES tragilis
AUTHORScoble, 1978
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONStigmella tragilis spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Margate, 25.i.1969, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 10095♂, TMSA; Paratypes 13♂, 4♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Scoble M. J. 1978b. Nepticulidae of southern Africa: a taxonomic revision of the genus Stigmella Schrank (Lepidoptera: Monotrysia). - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 31(9):87-129, pl. 15.
PAGINATION 98-99, figs 17-19

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Scoble M. J. 1978b. Nepticulidae of southern Africa: a taxonomic revision of the genus Stigmella Schrank (Lepidoptera: Monotrysia). - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 31(9):87-129, pl. 15. 99

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Tragia durbanensis South Africa Scoble M. J. 1978b. Nepticulidae of southern Africa: a taxonomic revision of the genus Stigmella Schrank (Lepidoptera: Monotrysia). - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 31(9):87-129, pl. 15. 99