Elachista chelonitis Meyrick, 1909

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FAMILY Elachistidae
SUBFAMILY Elachistinae
GENUS Elachista
SPECIES chelonitis
AUTHORMeyrick, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONElachista chelonitis, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Pretoria District, Van der Merwe Station, xii, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8.
PAGINATION 25; pl. 8, fig. 2

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Sruoga V. & De Prins J. 2009. The Elachistinae (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) of Kenya with descriptions of eight new species. - Zootaxa 2172:1–31. 7
Malawi   Meyrick E. 1914a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(6–9):161–288. 204
South Africa Gauteng Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8. 25

Host Plants

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