Blastobasis elgonae Adamski, 2010

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FAMILY Blastobasidae
SUBFAMILY Blastobasinae
GENUS Blastobasis
SPECIES elgonae
AUTHORAdamski, 2010
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBlastobasis elgonae Adamski, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Mt Elgon, 2450 m, 01.ii.2003, A. & M. Coll.[ection].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 1°1'73" Longitude: 34°45'28"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide D. Adamski 5020♂, NMK.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Adamski D., Copeland R. S., Miller S. E., Hebert P. D. N., Darrow K. & Luke Q. 2010. A review of African Blastobasidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae), with new taxa reared from native fruits in Kenya. - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 630:i-vi, 1-68.
PAGINATION 31-33, figs 15, 49, map 12

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Adamski D., Copeland R. S., Miller S. E., Hebert P. D. N., Darrow K. & Luke Q. 2010. A review of African Blastobasidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae), with new taxa reared from native fruits in Kenya. - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 630:i-vi, 1-68. 33

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rutaceae Vepris nobilis Kenya Adamski D., Copeland R. S., Miller S. E., Hebert P. D. N., Darrow K. & Luke Q. 2010. A review of African Blastobasidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae), with new taxa reared from native fruits in Kenya. - Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 630:i-vi, 1-68. 33