Metachanda fortunata Meyrick, 1911

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FAMILY Oecophoridae
SUBFAMILY Oecophorinae
GENUS Metachanda
SPECIES fortunata
AUTHORMeyrick, 1911
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetachanda fortunata, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Seychelles], Mahé, Cascade Estate, 1000 ft; Silhouette, forest above Mare aux Cochons, 1000 ft.; Félicité, ix, xii, ii.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 13 Syntypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1911d. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)14(3):263–307.
PAGINATION 279

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Seychelles Mahé Meyrick E. 1911d. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)14(3):263–307. 279
Seychelles Silhouette Meyrick E. 1911d. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)14(3):263–307. 279
Seychelles Curieuse Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 35
Seychelles Félicité Meyrick E. 1911d. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)14(3):263–307. 279

Host Plants

Unknown
*   Probably detritivorous (see Gerlach & Mathyot 2006: 35).