Apoxyptilus anthites (Meyrick, 1936)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Apoxyptilus
SPECIES anthites
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1936)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOxyptilus anthites, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Holma road, mile 30, e.l. vii from larvae feeding on buds of Dombeya emarginata, leg. T. H. C. Taylor.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 7 Syntypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1936b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(1–2):1–64.
PAGINATION 63–64

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Alipanah H., Sari A., Sarafrazi A., Gielis C. & Manzari S. 2010. Key to the genera of Oxyptilini (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae), with descriptions of two new genera. - Zootaxa 2693:21–34. 28
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 476
South Africa   Alipanah H., Sari A., Sarafrazi A., Gielis C. & Manzari S. 2010. Key to the genera of Oxyptilini (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae), with descriptions of two new genera. - Zootaxa 2693:21–34. 28
Tanzania, United Republic of   Alipanah H., Sari A., Sarafrazi A., Gielis C. & Manzari S. 2010. Key to the genera of Oxyptilini (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae), with descriptions of two new genera. - Zootaxa 2693:21–34. 28
Uganda   Meyrick E. 1936b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(1–2):1–64. 64

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Dombeya emarginata Uganda Meyrick E. 1936b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 5. - — 5(1–2):1–64. 64