Crocidosema plebejana Zeller, 1847

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Crocidosema
SPECIES plebejana
AUTHORZeller, 1847
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCrocidosema Plebejana n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Italy], Sicily, Syracusa, 12.v, leg. Zeller.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, NHMW.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Zeller P. C. 1847b. Bemerkungen über die auf einer Reise nach Italien und Sicilien beobachteten Schmetterlingsarten. - Isis von Oken 40:121–159, 213–233, 284–308, 401–457, 483–522, 561–594, 639–670, 721–771, 801–859, 895–910.
PAGINATION 721 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
altheana (Mann, 1855) Synonym of species
blackburnii (Butler, 1881) Synonym of species
bostrychodes Diakonoff, 1992 Synonym of species
charmera (Turner, 1946) Synonym of species
insulana Aurivillius, 1922 Synonym of species
lavaterana (Millière, 1863) Synonym of species
obscura (Wollaston E., 1879) Synonym of species
peregrinana (Möschler, 1866) Synonym of species
ptiladelpha Meyrick, 1917 Synonym of species
synneurota Meyrick, 1926 Synonym of species
tornocycla (Turner, 1946) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga 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. 96
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, pls 1–3. 8 (introduced)
Kenya   Meyrick E. 1920a. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911–1912). Résultats Scientifiques. Insectes Lépidoptères II. Microlepidoptera. - — :33–120. 57
Madagascar   Diakonoff A. 1992. Tortricidae from Madagascar Part 2. Olethreutinae, 7. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 28(1):37–71. 46 (as bostrychodes)
Mauritius Rodrigues Meyrick E. 1924a. Micro-Lepidoptera of Rodriguez. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1923(3–4):544–557. 546 (introduced)
Oman   Monks J., Ross S., Geiser M., De Prins J., Sharaf M., Wyatt N., Al Rijeibi S. & Polaszek A. 2019. A preliminary survey of the insect fauna of the Hajar Mountain Range, Oman. - Journal of Natural History 53(15–16):939–963. 946
Réunion   Bippus M. 2016d. New or poorly known Microlepidoptera from the Mascarenes (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae, Bedellidae, Batrachedridae, Carposinidae, Epermeniidae, Gelechiidae, Tineidae, Tortricidae). - Beiträge zur Entomologie 66(2):347–370. 368
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint-Helena Wollaston T. V. 1879. Notes on the Lepidoptera of St. Helena, with descriptions of new species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3(15):219–233; (17): 329–343; (18): 415–441. 341
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Ascension Robinson G. S. & Kirke C. M. S. 1990. Lepidoptera of Ascension Island – a review. - Journal of Natural History 24(1):119–135. 133
Saudi Arabia   Amsel H. G. 1958. Kleinschmetterlinge aus Nordost-Arabien der Ausbeute A. S. Talhouk. - Beiträge zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Südwestdeutschland, Karlsruhe 17(1):61–82, pl. 5. 76
Seychelles Mahé de Joannis J. 1894. Mission scientifique de Ch. Alluaud des îles Seychelles. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 63:425–438. 437
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 61
Seychelles Farquhar Meyrick E. 1911e. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) 14(3):263–307. 268 (introduced)
Seychelles Bird Meyrick E. 1911e. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) 14(3):263–307. 268 (introduced)
Somalia   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. 96
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 38
South Africa Gauteng Meyrick E. 1908b. Descriptions of African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 47:716–756. 720 (introduced)
Sudan   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. 96
São Tomé & Principe São Tomé Meyrick E. 1934b. The Percy Sladen and Godman Trusts Expedition to the Islands in the Gulf of Guinea, October 1932 March 1933. III. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 14(82):401–411. 404
Uganda   Bradley J. D. 1965b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Microlepidoptera. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 2(12):61–148. 93
United Arab Emirates   Groenen F. & Aarvik L. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, family Tortricidae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):447–458. 451
Yemen   Amsel H. G. 1961a. Microlepidopteren aus SW-Arabien der Ausbeuten H. Scott und E. B. Britton, 1937/38. - Beiträge zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Südwestdeutschland, Karlsruhe 20(1):49–61. 52
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 38

Notes:  Cosmopolitan in tropical and subtropical regions, and sometimes occurring in temperate zones (Bradley 1965: 93).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Malva sp. Seychelles Meyrick E. 1911e. Tortricina and Tineina. Results of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) 14(3):263–307. 268
Malvaceae Lavatera arborea France Millière P. 1863b. Iconographie et description de chenilles et lépidoptères inedits. Septième livraison. - Annales de la Société linnéenne de Lyon (N.S.) 9:25–26, pls. 1–4. 35
Malvaceae Hibiscus sp. 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. 45
Rosaceae Crataegus sp.   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 264
Poaceae Zea mays   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 264
Malvaceae Gossypium sp.   Diakonoff A. 1983b. Tortricidae from Madagascar Part 2. Olethreutinae, 2 (Lepidoptera). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 19(3):291–310. 264
Malvaceae Malva silvestris   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 264
Malvaceae Malva moschata   Diakonoff A. 1968c. Microlepidoptera of the Philippine Islands. - Bulletin of the United States National Museum 257 (1967):1–484. 264
Malvaceae Abutilon sp. 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. 96
Malvaceae Althaea pallida   Diakonoff A. 1983c. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Tortricidae, Choreutidae, Brachodidae and Carposinidae. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:240–287. 264
Anacardiaceae Rhus pyroides   Kroon D. M. 1999. Lepidoptera of southern Africa. Host plants & other associations. - — :1–160.
Fabaceae Phaseolus lunatus   Kimball C. P. 1965. The Lepidoptera of Florida: an annotated checklist. – In: Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. - — 1.
Fabaceae Senna occidentalis Australia Horak M. 2006. Olethreutine moths of Australia (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). - — 10:i–x, 1–522. 305
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp.   Clarke J. F. G. 1976. Insects of Micronesia. Microlepidoptera: Tortricoidea. - — 9:1–144.
Malvaceae Abutilon longicuspe 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. 357
Malvaceae Pavonia urens 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. 357
Malvaceae Sida rhombifolia Réunion Bippus M. 2016d. New or poorly known Microlepidoptera from the Mascarenes (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae, Bedellidae, Batrachedridae, Carposinidae, Epermeniidae, Gelechiidae, Tineidae, Tortricidae). - Beiträge zur Entomologie 66(2):347–370. 368

*   On seeds of Malvaceae (Bradley 1965: 93).