Eucosma somalica Durrant, 1916

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Eucosma
SPECIES somalica
AUTHORDurrant, 1916
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEucosma somalica, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Somalia N], Somaliland, Mandera, 47 miles SW of Berbera, 3000 ft, 24.x.1908, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 9°52'0" Longitude: 44°43'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, no. 7248, BMNH; Allotype ♀, no. 7249, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Durrant J. H. 1916. Tineina. - In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91-182, pls 1-2.
PAGINATION 178

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya     Aarvik L. (pers. comm. 09.xi.2021)
Somalia   Durrant J. H. 1916. Tineina. - In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91-182, pls 1-2. 178
Tanzania     Woelke J. (pers. comm. 08.xi.2021)

Notes:  Caterpillars, mining Aloa vera, were imported from Tanzania to the Netherlands in 2021 (J. Woelke i.l. 08.xi.2021).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera Tanzania   Imported in the Netherlands