Encolpotis xanthoria Meyrick, 1909

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Gelechiinae
GENUS Encolpotis
SPECIES xanthoria
AUTHORMeyrick, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEncolpotis xanthoria, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape Colony, Cape Town, e.l. Icerya [Coccidae], viii.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -33°58'13" Longitude: 18°35'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 5 Syntypes ♂, ♀, SAMC, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5:349–379.
PAGINATION 352

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Le Pelley R. H. 1932. On the pest-status of certain coffee-feeding insects, with records newly recorded from coffee in Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 40–41 (1931):67–77. 76
Malawi   Miller S. E., Copeland R. S., Rosati M. E. & Hebert P. D. N. 2014b. DNA barcodes of microlepidoptera reared from native fruit in Kenya. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 116(1):137–142. 139
South Africa Gauteng Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8. 13
South Africa Western Cape Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5:349–379. 352

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Coccidae Icerya sp. South Africa Meyrick E. 1909a. New South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 5:349–379. 352
Annonaceae Monanthotaxis parvifolia Kenya Miller S. E., Copeland R. S., Rosati M. E. & Hebert P. D. N. 2014b. DNA barcodes of microlepidoptera reared from native fruit in Kenya. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 116(1):137–142. 139
Loranthaceae Agelanthus sansibarensis Kenya Miller S. E., Copeland R. S., Rosati M. E. & Hebert P. D. N. 2014b. DNA barcodes of microlepidoptera reared from native fruit in Kenya. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 116(1):137–142. 139
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Kenya Le Pelley R. H. 1932. On the pest-status of certain coffee-feeding insects, with records newly recorded from coffee in Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 40–41 (1931):67–77. 76
*   Perhaps in galls of Acacia (Krüger 1998: 59).