Phyllonorycter rhynchosiae (Vári, 1961)

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Phyllonorycter
SPECIES rhynchosiae
AUTHOR(Vári, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis rhynchosiae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 14.iii.1949, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide G7122♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide G7123♀, TMSA; Paratypes 3♂, 7♀, genitalia slides G7124, G7125, G7498, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112.
PAGINATION 216–217; pl. 23, fig. 3; pl. 65, fig. 9; pl. 105, fig. 1; pl. 112, fig. 6

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Gauteng Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 217
South Africa North-West Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 217

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Rhynchosia confusa South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 217
Fabaceae Rhynchosia nitens South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 217
Fabaceae Eriosema psoraleoides South Africa Vári L. 1961. South African Lepidoptera. I. Lithocolletidae. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 12:1–238, pls 1–112. 217

*   A rather small, oval, semi-transparent, tentiform mine on the underside of the leaf.