Leuronoma leuconigrella Agassiz & Bidzilya, 2016

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Anomologinae
GENUS Leuronoma
SPECIES leuconigrella
AUTHORAgassiz & Bidzilya, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeuronoma leuconigrella spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, 1900 m, larva on Acacia xanthophloea, em. 01.xii.2003, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°-47'0" Longitude: 36°24'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide O. Bidzilya 1403♂, BMNH; Paratypes 4♂, 18♀, genitalia slides O. Bidzilya 1403♀, 1416♀, 875♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 135–138, figs 38, 42, 46

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. 135

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea 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. 135
Fabaceae Acacia lahai 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. 135