Osmanthedon domaticola Agassiz & Kallies, 2018

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Osmanthedon
SPECIES domaticola
AUTHORAgassiz & Kallies, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOsmanthedon domaticola Agassiz & Kallies spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Sanya, 03.iii.1961, leg. B. Hocking.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 33632♂, type no. 17818, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 4♀, NMK, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Agassiz D. & Kallies A. 2018. A new genus and species of myrmecophile clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from East Africa. - Zootaxa 4392(3):588–594.
PAGINATION 590, 592, figs 1–6

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. & Kallies A. 2018. A new genus and species of myrmecophile clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from East Africa. - Zootaxa 4392(3):588–594. 589
Tanzania, United Republic of   Agassiz D. & Kallies A. 2018. A new genus and species of myrmecophile clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from East Africa. - Zootaxa 4392(3):588–594. 589

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia drepanolobium Kenya Agassiz D. & Kallies A. 2018. A new genus and species of myrmecophile clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from East Africa. - Zootaxa 4392(3):588–594. 590
*   Within domatia (ant galls) used by ants of the genus Crematogaster (see Agassiz & Kallies 2018: 592).