Syntozyga ephippias (Meyrick, 1907)

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Syntozyga
SPECIES ephippias
AUTHOR(Meyrick, 1907)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChrosis ephippias, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Sri Lanka], Ceylon, Puttalam, Maskeliya, leg. Pole, de Mowbray, Green, Vaughan; and India, Bombay, Young, from July to April.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 8°2'0" Longitude: 79°50'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 20 Syntypes (♂ and ♀), BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1907a. Descriptions of Indian Micro-Lepidoptera. III. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 17(3):730–754.
PAGINATION 731

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Meyrick E. 1938a. Exploration du Parc National Albert. Pterophoridae, Tortricina and Tineina. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 14:3–28, pl. 1–3. 9
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Meyrick E. 1938a. Exploration du Parc National Albert. Pterophoridae, Tortricina and Tineina. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 14:3–28, pl. 1–3. 9
Mauritius Rodrigues Meyrick E. 1924a. Micro-Lepidoptera of Rodriguez. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1923(3–4):544–557. 547
Nigeria   Razowski J. & Wojtusiak J. 2012. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Nigeria. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 55(2):59–130. 82
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Meyrick E. 1918a. Descriptions of South African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 6(2):7–59. 11

Notes:  Oriental: India, Indonesia (Java), Philippines, Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Commelinaceae Commelina benghalensis Congo, DR 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. 98