Elachista kakamegensis Sruoga & De Prins, 2009

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FAMILY Elachistidae
SUBFAMILY Elachistinae
GENUS Elachista
SPECIES kakamegensis
AUTHORSruoga & De Prins, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONElachista kakamegensis, new species
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Kakamega Forest, 1590 m, mine 28.iii.2003, ex p. 22.iv.2003, leg. J. & W. De Prins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°21'0" Longitude: 34°51'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00481, RMCA; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slide MRAC/KMMA 00482, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Sruoga V. & De Prins J. 2009. The Elachistinae (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) of Kenya with descriptions of eight new species. - Zootaxa 2172:1–31.
PAGINATION 8–11, figs. 4, 7, 8, 15, 18–24

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. 8

Host Plants

Unknown
*   An unidentified, low growing monocotyledon (Sruoga & De Prins 2009: 11).