Tricerophora nigribasis (Janse, 1960)

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Gelechiinae
GENUS Tricerophora
SPECIES nigribasis
AUTHOR(Janse, 1960)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeucophylla nigribasis, spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Northern Transvaal [Limpopo], Pentonville, 60 miles NW of Vaalwater, 27.ix.1953, leg. Harvey & Rorke.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no 3729, genitalia slide 8455♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide 8456♀, TMSA; Paratypes 1♂, 6♀, genitalia slides O. Bidzilya 599/14♂, 600/14♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Tricerophora by O. Bidzilya & W. Mey (2018: 85).
PUBLICATION Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129.
PAGINATION 203; pls. 81b, 94e, f, 103, 128e, f

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129. 203
South Africa Limpopo Janse A. J. T. 1960. The Moths of South Africa. VI. Gelechiadae. - — 6(2):145–240, pls. 33–129. 203

Host Plants

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