Ascalenia nudicornis (Meyrick, 1913)

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Chrysopeleiinae
GENUS Ascalenia
SPECIES nudicornis
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1913)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCholotis nudicornis, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Mpumalanga], Barberton, Three Sisters, 19.xii.1910, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°47'0" Longitude: 31°7'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no. 906, genitalia slide 9221♂, TMSA; Paratypes 1♂, 1♀, TMSA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1913b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. IV - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 3(4):267–336.
PAGINATION 308

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Sinev S. Yu. 2004. Agonoxenidae, Batrachedridae, Blastobasidae, Chrysopeleiidae, Cosmopterigidae, and Stathmopodidae (Lepidotera: Gelechioidea). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:107–130. 110
South Africa Gauteng Meyrick E. 1913b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. IV - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 3(4):267–336. 308
South Africa Mpumalanga Meyrick E. 1913b. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. IV - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 3(4):267–336. 308

Host Plants

Unknown

*   Probably associated with Tamarix (Meyrick 1921b: 97).