Holocacista varii (Mey, 2011)

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FAMILY Heliozelidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Holocacista
SPECIES varii
AUTHOR(Mey, 2011)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAntispilina varii spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], RSA [Republic of South Africa], [Western Cape], Cape Town, slopes of Table Mountain, collected 04.iii.1954, e.l. Pelargonium cuculatum 26.iii.1954, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -33°58'13" Longitude: 18°35'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes 6♂, 4♀, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Holocacista by van Nieukerken & Geertsema (2015: 61).
PUBLICATION Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316.
PAGINATION 156, figs. 50–52; pl. 26, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 156
South Africa Eastern Cape van Nieukerken E. J. & Geertsema H. 2015. A new leafminer on grapevine and Rhoicissus (Vitaceae) in South Africa within an expanded generic concept of Holocacista (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae). - ZooKeys 507:41–97. 62

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Geraniaceae Pelargonium sp. South Africa Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 156
Geraniaceae Pelargonium cucullatum South Africa Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 156
Geraniaceae Pelargonium citronellum South Africa van Nieukerken E. J. & Geertsema H. 2015. A new leafminer on grapevine and Rhoicissus (Vitaceae) in South Africa within an expanded generic concept of Holocacista (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae). - ZooKeys 507:41–97. 62
Geraniaceae Pelargonium hispidum South Africa van Nieukerken E. J. & Geertsema H. 2015. A new leafminer on grapevine and Rhoicissus (Vitaceae) in South Africa within an expanded generic concept of Holocacista (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae). - ZooKeys 507:41–97. 62
Geraniaceae Pelargonium panduriforme South Africa van Nieukerken E. J. & Geertsema H. 2015. A new leafminer on grapevine and Rhoicissus (Vitaceae) in South Africa within an expanded generic concept of Holocacista (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae). - ZooKeys 507:41–97. 62