Phyllonorycter hibiscola De Prins, 2012

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Phyllonorycter
SPECIES hibiscola
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllonorycter hibiscola De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Kakamega Forest, 1590 m, mine 28.iii.2003, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°21'0" Longitude: 34°51'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00387♀, ID RMCA ENT 000003278, RMCA; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slides MRAC/KMMA 00384♀, 00388♀, Ids RMCA ENT 000003266, 000003279, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1-283.
PAGINATION 98-90, figs 69, 323, 384, 441

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1-283. 98

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Hibiscus calyphyllus Kenya De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1-283. 98