Muhabbetana simiicola (Scoble, 1983)

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Muhabbetana
SPECIES simiicola
AUTHOR(Scoble, 1983)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctoedemia (Laqueus) simiicola spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Cape Province [Eastern Cape], Tsitsikamma Coastal National Park, Stormsriviermond, 04.xii.1967, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 9909♂, TMSA; Paratypes 4♂, 5♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Muhabbetana by E. J. van Nieukerken et al. (2012: 142).
PUBLICATION Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105.
PAGINATION 22, figs 17, 61, 121

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105. 22

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Ebenaceae Diospyros simii South Africa Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105. 22
Ebenaceae Diospyros dichrophylla South Africa Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105. 22