Blastobasis byrsodepta Meyrick, 1913

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FAMILY Blastobasidae
SUBFAMILY Blastobasinae
GENUS Blastobasis
SPECIES byrsodepta
AUTHORMeyrick, 1913
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBlastobasis byrsodepta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Mpumalanga], Barberton, 31.xii.1910, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°47'9" Longitude: 31°22'12"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, genitalia slide Adamski 4630, designated by Adamski et al. (2010: 39), TMSA; Paralectotypes 2♀, genitalia slides Adamski 4631, BMNH 30239, TMSA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1913b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. IV - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 3(4):267–336.
PAGINATION 314

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 68
Sierra Leone   Sinev S. Yu. 2004. Agonoxenidae, Batrachedridae, Blastobasidae, Chrysopeleiidae, Cosmopterigidae, and Stathmopodidae (Lepidotera: Gelechioidea). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:107–130. 116
South Africa   Meyrick E. 1913b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. IV - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 3(4):267–336. 314

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Moraceae Ficus sp. Congo, DR Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3)7:121–240. 166

*   Records by Hargreaves (1930), Ghesquière (1940a: 68) and Sinev (2004: 116) are probably erroneous (see Adamski et al. 2010: 39).