Platyptilia picta Meyrick, 1913

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Platyptilia
SPECIES picta
AUTHORMeyrick, 1913
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPlatyptilia picta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Nairobi, viii.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°17'40" Longitude: 36°49'31"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 3♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1913c. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(3–5):65–160.
PAGINATION 109–110

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Gielis C. 2009b. On a collection of Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) from Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. - Revue suisse de Zoologie 116(2):223–256. 227
Kenya   Meyrick E. 1913c. Exotic Microlepidoptera 1. - — 1(3–5):65–160. 110
South Africa   Gielis C. 2009b. On a collection of Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) from Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. - Revue suisse de Zoologie 116(2):223–256. 227
South Africa Eastern Cape Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 165

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Calendula sp. South Africa Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 165