Procrica ophiograpta (Meyrick, 1932)

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Tortricinae
GENUS Procrica
SPECIES ophiograpta
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1932)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTortrix ophiograpta, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ethiopia], Abyssinia, Jem-Jem Forest and Mt Chillálo, 9000 ft, x–xi, leg. H. Scott.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Procrica by Bradley (1965: 91).
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1932b. Entomological Expedition to Abyssinia, 1926–7. Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 80(1):107–120.
PAGINATION 110

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Meyrick E. 1932b. Entomological Expedition to Abyssinia, 1926–7. Microlepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 80(1):107–120. 110
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. 352
Uganda   Bradley J. D. 1965b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Microlepidoptera. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 2(12):61–148. 91

Notes:  The identity of the Kenyan specimen needs confirmation (Brown et al. 2014: 352).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Santalaceae Osyris lanceolata 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