Aphanostola pentastigma (Janse, 1960)

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Anomologinae
GENUS Aphanostola
SPECIES pentastigma
AUTHOR(Janse, 1960)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLanceopenna pentastigma, spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Pretoria, 28.viii.1937, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 8394♂, type no. 3684, TMSA; Allotype ♀, TMSA; Paratypes 3♂, 4♀, genitalia slides 8781♂, Bidzilya 254/12♂, 260/12♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Aphanostola by Bidzilya et al. (2016: 50).
PUBLICATION Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129.
PAGINATION 216–217; pls. 105, 109f, 118h, i, 121e

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Bidzilya O. V., Mey W. & Agassiz D. J. L. 2016. Review of the genus Aphanostola Meyrick, 1931 (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Anomologinae) with description of 19 new species from the Afrotropical region. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 63(1):45–74. 52
South Africa Gauteng Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129. 217
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129. 217

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Kenya Bidzilya O. V., Mey W. & Agassiz D. J. L. 2016. Review of the genus Aphanostola Meyrick, 1931 (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Anomologinae) with description of 19 new species from the Afrotropical region. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 63(1):45–74. 52
Fabaceae Acacia sp. South Africa Bidzilya O. V., Mey W. & Agassiz D. J. L. 2016. Review of the genus Aphanostola Meyrick, 1931 (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Anomologinae) with description of 19 new species from the Afrotropical region. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 63(1):45–74. 52
Fabaceae Acacia senegal Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Bidzilya O. V. 2016. Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) bred from acacia in Kenya with description of eight new species. - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:116–145. 138