Mometa anthophthora (Meyrick, 1937)

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Apatetrinae
GENUS Mometa
SPECIES anthophthora
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1937)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTelphusa (?) anthophthora, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Busunju, bred xi from larvae feeding in flowerheads of Dombeya emarginata, leg. T. H. C. Taylor.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratype 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1937a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(3–5):65–160.
PAGINATION 122

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Uganda   Meyrick E. 1937a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(3–5):65–160. 122

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Dombeya emarginata Uganda Meyrick E. 1937a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(3–5):65–160. 122