Clepsis episema (Diakonoff, 1960)

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Tortricinae
GENUS Clepsis
SPECIES episema
AUTHOR(Diakonoff, 1960)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetamesia episema spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar Central, Ankaratra Range, Manjakatompo, Ambahona Forest, 1850 m, 18.xii.1951, leg. P. Viette.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Diakonoff 2319♂, MNHN.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Clepsis by Razowski (2014c: 622).
PUBLICATION Diakonoff A. 1960. Tortricidae from Madagascar. Part I. Tortricinae and Chlidanotinae. - Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde (2) 53(2):1–109, pls. 1–40.
PAGINATION 111–112, pl. 19, figs. 127–128

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Razowski J. 2014c. Tortricidae from the Tervuren Museum, 6: Clepsis Guenée, 1845 and Orilesa Razowski, 2006 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 42(168):619–631. 622
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Razowski J. 2014c. Tortricidae from the Tervuren Museum, 6: Clepsis Guenée, 1845 and Orilesa Razowski, 2006 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 42(168):619–631. 622
Ethiopia   Razowski J. & Trematerra P. 2010. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Ethiopia. - Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research 42(2):47–79. 55
Kenya   Razowski J. & Brown J. W. 2009. Records of Tortricidae from the Afrotropical Region, with descriptions of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 37(147):371–384. 374
Madagascar   Diakonoff A. 1960. Tortricidae from Madagascar. Part I. Tortricinae and Chlidanotinae. - Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde (2) 53(2):1–109, pls. 1–40. 112
South Africa Western Cape Razowski J. & Brown J. W. 2009. Records of Tortricidae from the Afrotropical Region, with descriptions of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 37(147):371–384. 374
South Africa Gauteng Razowski J. 2014c. Tortricidae from the Tervuren Museum, 6: Clepsis Guenée, 1845 and Orilesa Razowski, 2006 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 42(168):619–631. 623
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Razowski J. & Brown J. W. 2009. Records of Tortricidae from the Afrotropical Region, with descriptions of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 37(147):371–384. 374

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Ebenaceae Diospyros zombensis Kenya Brown J. W., Copeland R. S., Aarvik L., Miller S. M., Rosati S. E. & Luke Q. 2014. Host records for fruit-feeding Afrotropical Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). - African Entomology 22(2):343–376. 353

*   The identity of the lepidopteran species needs confirmation (Brown et al. 2014: 353).