Zelleria oleastrella (Millière, 1864)

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FAMILY Yponomeutidae
SUBFAMILY Yponomeutinae
GENUS Zelleria
SPECIES oleastrella
AUTHOR(Millière, 1864)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTinea Oleastrella, Mill. (Species nova)
TYPE LOCALITYFrance S, Var, near Hyères, i and xii.1857, leg. P. Millière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Millière P. 1864-1874. Iconographie et description de chenilles de Lépidoptères inédits. - — 2:1-488, pls 101-154.
PAGINATION 42-45; pl. 55, fig. 7-9 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 32
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena   D. Pryce
South Africa Gauteng Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 32

Notes:  "First seen [Saint Helena] about 2011, now established but not particularly common" (D. Pryce, i.l. 11.iv.2017). S Europe (incl. islands), Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Oleaceae Olea europaea France Millière P. 1864-1874. Iconographie et description de chenilles de Lépidoptères inédits. - — 2:1-488, pls 101-154. 43