Mesophleps geodes (Meyrick, 1929)

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Anacampsinae
GENUS Mesophleps
SPECIES geodes
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1929)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBucolarcha geodes, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Weenen, xi.1927, leg. S. P. Thomasset.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, designated by Clarke (1969: 382), genitalia slide Clarke 8543, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1929d. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3. - — 3(16-17):481-544.
PAGINATION 515

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Li H. & Sattler K. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the genus Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). - Zootaxa 3373:1-82. 49
Malawi   Li H. & Sattler K. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the genus Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). - Zootaxa 3373:1-82. 49
South Africa   Meyrick E. 1929d. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3. - — 3(16-17):481-544. 515

Notes:  Oriental: India, Pakistan.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia farnesiana   Li H. & Sattler K. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the genus Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). - Zootaxa 3373:1-82. 49
Fabaceae Albizia lebbeck   Li H. & Sattler K. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the genus Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). - Zootaxa 3373:1-82. 49
Fabaceae Acacia brevispica   Li H. & Sattler K. 2012. A taxonomic revision of the genus Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). - Zootaxa 3373:1-82. 49
Fabaceae Acacia catechu   Meyrick E. 1929d. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3. - — 3(16-17):481-544. 515