Ithome lassula Hodges, 1962

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FAMILY Cosmopterigidae
SUBFAMILY Chrysopeleiinae
GENUS Ithome
SPECIES lassula
AUTHORHodges, 1962
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONIthome lassula Hodges, new species
TYPE LOCALITYU.S.A., Florida, Key West, ex flowers of Leucaena glauca, e.l. 19.iv.1945.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide R. W. Hodges 10021♂, USNM; Paratypes 6♂, 10♀, USNM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hodges R. W. 1962b. The genus Ithome in North America North of Mexico (Walshiidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 15 (1961)(2):81–90.
PAGINATION 89, figs 3, 10 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mauritius   Bippus M. 2020a. Review of the Genus Orygocera Walsingham, 1897 from the Mascarenes with description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Depressariidae, Stenomatinae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 48(191):403–409. 406
Réunion   Bippus M. 2020a. Review of the Genus Orygocera Walsingham, 1897 from the Mascarenes with description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Depressariidae, Stenomatinae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 48(191):403–409. 406

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Nearctic: U.S.A. (Florida); Neotropical: Cuba.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Leucaena leucocephala   Hodges R. W. 1962b. The genus Ithome in North America North of Mexico (Walshiidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 15 (1961)(2):81–90. 89
Fabaceae Leucaena leucocephala Réunion Bippus M. 2021. Eine neue Chrysopeleiinae-Art von den Maskarenischen Inseln (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae). - Atalanta, Würzburg 52(1–2):162–164. 163

*   In young seeds (see M. Bippus 2021: 163).