Platyedra cunctatrix Meyrick, 1931

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Apatetrinae
GENUS Platyedra
SPECIES cunctatrix
AUTHORMeyrick, 1931
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPlatyedra cunctatrix, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Kampala, bred vii from Hibiscus sp., leg. Hancock.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1931a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 4. - — 4(2–6):33–192.
PAGINATION 61

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 45
Uganda   Meyrick E. 1931a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 4. - — 4(2–6):33–192. 61

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Hibiscus sp. Uganda Meyrick E. 1931a. Exotic Microlepidoptera 4. - — 4(2–6):33–192. 61
Malvaceae Hibiscus sp. Congo, DR Ghesquière J. 1940a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (première partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés Sér. III (II) 7(1):1–120, pls. i–v. 45