Coleophora gymnocarpella Walsingham, 1907

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FAMILY Coleophoridae
SUBFAMILY Coleophorinae
GENUS Coleophora
SPECIES gymnocarpella
AUTHORWalsingham, 1907
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONColeophora gymnocarpella, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYAlgeria, Biskra, 12.ii–07.iii.1894, leg. Eaton; 12.iii.1903, 01.iv.1904, leg. Walsingham; Hammam-es-Salahin, 11.iii–10.iv.1904, larva 17.iv.1904 on Gymnospermum fruticosum, e.l. 28.iv.1904, leg. Walsingham.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no 97707, BMNH; 8 Paratypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1907b. Algerian Microlepidoptera. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 43:6–10, 55–58, 66–68, 125–129, 147–154, 187–195.
PAGINATION 148–149 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United Arab Emirates   van der Wolf H. 2008b. Order Lepidoptera, family Coleophoridae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):430–441. 440

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Iran, Morocco, Tunisia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Illecebraceae Gymnocarpon fruticosum Algeria Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1907b. Algerian Microlepidoptera. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 43:6–10, 55–58, 66–68, 125–129, 147–154, 187–195. 149