Cryptophlebia rhizophorae Vári, 1981

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FAMILY Tortricidae
SUBFAMILY Olethreutinae
GENUS Cryptophlebia
SPECIES rhizophorae
AUTHORVári, 1981
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCryptophlebia rhizophorae, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], Durban, 28.ix.1980, leg. P. Berjac.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Allotype ♀, TMSA; Paratypes 5♂, 11♀, genitalia slides L. Vári 10491♂, 10333♀, TMSA, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Vári L. 1981. South African Lepidoptera, 8. Description and life-history of a new species of Cryptophlebia Walsingham, 1899 (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). - Durban Museum Novitates 13(5):51–54.
PAGINATION 52–54, figs 1–6

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Razowski J. 2015a. African Tortricidae (Lepidoptera), chiefly from the collection of Graziano Bassi. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 58(1):21–100. 68
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Vári L. 1981. South African Lepidoptera, 8. Description and life-history of a new species of Cryptophlebia Walsingham, 1899 (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). - Durban Museum Novitates 13(5):51–54. 54

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora mucronata South Africa Vári L. 1981. South African Lepidoptera, 8. Description and life-history of a new species of Cryptophlebia Walsingham, 1899 (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). - Durban Museum Novitates 13(5):51–54. 1

*   In the areal roots only (Vári 1981: 54).