Ascalenia cafrina Bippus, 2021

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Chrysopeleiinae
GENUS Ascalenia
SPECIES cafrina
AUTHORBippus, 2021
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAscalenia cafrina spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYRéunion, La Possession, 90 m, e.l. Acacia farnesiana 19.vii.2016, leg. M. Bippus.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -20°55'42" Longitude: 55°20'39"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no 1283512, RMNH; Paratypes 3♂, 3♀, genitalia slides RE-2707♂, RE-2787♀, RMNH, coll. Bippus.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Bippus M. 2021. Eine neue Chrysopeleiinae-Art von den Maskarenischen Inseln (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 52(1–2):162–164.
PAGINATION 162, figs 1–5

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Réunion   Bippus M. 2021. Eine neue Chrysopeleiinae-Art von den Maskarenischen Inseln (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 52(1–2):162–164. 162

Notes:  Probably imported (see M. Bippus (2021: 162).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia farnesiana Réunion Bippus M. 2021. Eine neue Chrysopeleiinae-Art von den Maskarenischen Inseln (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 52(1–2):162–164. 162

*   In the flowers (see M. Bippus 2021: 162).