Tebenna micalis (Mann, 1857)

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FAMILY Choreutidae
SUBFAMILY Choreutinae
GENUS Tebenna
SPECIES micalis
AUTHOR(Mann, 1857)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChoreutis micalis Kollar in lit.
TYPE LOCALITYEurope S, Fiume, iii.1949, leg. J. Mann.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Diakonoff (1986: 153), ZIN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Mann J. 1857. Verzeichnis der im Jahre 1953 in der Gegend von Fiume gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 1(6):161–189.
PAGINATION 181 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
micalis (Mann, 1857) Subspecies
isshikii (Matsumura, 1931) Synonym of subspecies
bjerkandrella auct. nec (Thunberg, 1784) Synonym of subspecies
dialecta Diakonoff, 1985 Subspecies
bradleyi Clarke, 1971 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon     New record (D. Simon)
Cape Verde Santo Antão Báez M. & García A. 2005. Lepidoptera. – In: Arechavaleta M., Zurita N., Marrero M. C. & Martín J. L. (eds). Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde (hongos, plantas y animales terrestres). - — :1–155; chapter pagination 87–90. 87 (as bjerkandrella)
Madagascar   Viette P. 1951f. Quelques Microlépidoptères de Madagascar. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (A)5(2):337–346. 340 (as bjerkandrella)
Mauritius   Meyrick E. 1910a. Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera from Mauritius and Chagos Isles. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1910(3):366–377. 374 (as bjerkandrella)
Namibia   Mey W. 2007b. Microlepidoptera: Smaller families. – In Mey, W. (ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. Part 2. - Esperiana Memoir 4:9–30. 22
Réunion   Diakonoff A. 1977b. Tortricidae and Choreutidae from Réunion (Lepidoptera). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 13(1):101–116. 116
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint-Helena Wollaston T. V. 1879. Notes on the Lepidoptera of St. Helena, with descriptions of new species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3(15):219–233; (17): 329–343; (18): 415–441. 342 (as bjerkandrella)
Saudi Arabia   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 278
South Africa   Zeller P. C. 1852b. Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit. - — :1–120. 84 (as australis)
Uganda   Bradley J. D. 1965b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Microlepidoptera. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 2(12):61–148. 104 (as bjerkandrella)

Notes:  Australasian: Australia, New Zealand; Oriental: Indonesia (Java); Palaearctic: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegowina, Canary Islands, China, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Madeira, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Romania, Sardinia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkmenistan.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Cynara scolymus Réunion Guillermet C. 2011c. Les Hétérocères ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. - — 4:1–556, pls. 1–13. 407
Asteraceae Inula sp.   Diakonoff A. 1986. Glyphipterigidae. – In: Amsel H. G., Gregor F., Reisser H. & Roesler R.-U. (Eds.), Microlepidoptera Palaearctica. - — 7:i–xx, 1–436, pls. 1–175. 154
Asteraceae Cynara scolymus Mauritius Diakonoff A. 1985b. A new subspecies of Tebenna micalis (Mann) (Lepidoptera: Choreutidae) from southern Africa. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 34(1):1–5. 1
Asteraceae Pulicaria dysenterica Europe Diakonoff A. 1986. Glyphipterigidae. – In: Amsel H. G., Gregor F., Reisser H. & Roesler R.-U. (Eds.), Microlepidoptera Palaearctica. - — 7:i–xx, 1–436, pls. 1–175. 154