Porphyrosela gautengi De Prins, 2012

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FAMILY Gracillariidae
SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUS Porphyrosela
SPECIES gautengi
AUTHORDe Prins, 2012
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPorphyrosela gautengi De Prins, new species
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal], Jozini Dam, Lebombo Mountains Nature Reserve, 18.i.1965.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ID RMCA ENT 000004797, RMCA; Paratypes 28♂, 51♀, genitalia slides MRAC/KMMA 00449, genitalia slides L. Vári 7784, 7785, TMSA 14606, ID RMCA ENT 000004796, RMCA, TMSA.
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 171–173, figs 117, 283, 284, 353, 415

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 171
South Africa Gauteng De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 171
South Africa Mpumalanga De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 171

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Vigna luteola South Africa De Prins J. & Kawahara A. Y. 2012. Systematics, revisionary taxonomy, and biodiversity of Afrotropical Lithocolletinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - Zootaxa 3594:1–283. 173

*   A rather small tentiform mine on upperside of leaf.