Afroploce karsholti Aarvik, 2004

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Afroploce
SPECIES karsholti
AUTHORAarvik, 2004
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAfroploce karsholti sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, E. Usambara Mts, Amani, 900 m, 01.ix.1981, leg. M. Stoltze & N. Scharff.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -5°5'59" Longitude: 38°37'59"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no. 100861, genitalia slide Aarvik 95007♂, ZMUC; Paratypes 28♂, 17♀, genitalia slides Aarvik 2191, 2202, 95005, 95006, 95008, 20105, 21037, 23022, BMNH 28975–28977, MRAC/KMMA 00035♀, BMNH, RMCA, ZMUC, coll. L. Aarvik, A. Bjørnstad.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155.
PAGINATION 112–113, figs. 76, 77, 108

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 112
Ghana   Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 112
Kenya   Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 112
Malawi   Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 112
Mozambique   Razowski J. 2008a. Tortricidae from South Africa, 4: Neopotamia – group of Olethreutini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 36(141):57–68. 63
Nigeria   Razowski J. & Wojtusiak J. 2012. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Nigeria. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 55(2):59–130. 74
South Africa   Razowski J. 2008a. Tortricidae from South Africa, 4: Neopotamia – group of Olethreutini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 36(141):57–68. 63
São Tomé & Principe São Tomé Razowski J. & Wojtusiak J. 2014. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) of the Afrotropical fauna: accession 1. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 83(3):207–218. 212
São Tomé & Principe Principe Razowski J. & Wojtusiak J. 2014. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) of the Afrotropical fauna: accession 1. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 83(3):207–218. 212
Tanzania, United Republic of   Aarvik L. 2004b. Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 51:71–155. 112

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Connaraceae Agelaea pentagyna 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. 355
Simaroubaceae Harrisonia abyssinica 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. 355

*   The identity of the lepidopteran species needs confirmation (Brown et al. 2014: 355).