Rutilograptis couteauxi (Ghesquière, 1940)

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Tortricinae
GENUS Rutilograptis
SPECIES couteauxi
AUTHOR(Ghesquière, 1940)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArgyrotoza [sic] couteauxi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Equateur], Congo belge, Eala [5 km E of Mbandaka], ix.1938, leg. G. Couteaux.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°4'0" Longitude: 18°16'59"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide Razowski 7707♀, RMCA; Paratype 1♂, genitalia slide Aarvik 2008.011♂, MRAC/KMMA 00444♂, RMCA. The slide of the holotype is lost (see Razowski, Aarvik & De Prins 2010: 6).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 93–94

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur 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. 94
Nigeria   Razowski J. 2013. Accessions to the Afrotropical fauna of Tortricidae (Lepidoptera), 2. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 82(3):159–174. 160

Host Plants

Unknown
*   Probably Coccidae (Ghesquière 1940a: 94).