Polyhymno pausimacha Meyrick, 1909

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Thiotrichinae
GENUS Polyhymno
SPECIES pausimacha
AUTHORMeyrick, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyhymno pausimacha, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Northern Cape], Zoutpansberg District, Rietfontein, Lekkerwater, ix, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8.
PAGINATION 14–15; pl. 5, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 129
Namibia   Bidzilya O. V. 2007. Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). - Esperiana Memoir 4:91–118. 95
South Africa Mpumalanga Janse A. J. T. 1950. The Moths of South Africa. V. Gelechiadae. - — 5(2):61–172, pls. 33–88. 151
South Africa Gauteng Janse A. J. T. 1950. The Moths of South Africa. V. Gelechiadae. - — 5(2):61–172, pls. 33–88. 151
South Africa Eastern Cape Janse A. J. T. 1950. The Moths of South Africa. V. Gelechiadae. - — 5(2):61–172, pls. 33–88. 151
South Africa Northern Cape Meyrick E. 1909b. Descriptions of Transvaal Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2(1):1–28, pls. 1–8. 14

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis 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. 129