Phereoeca praecox Gozmány & Vári, 1973

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FAMILY Meessiidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Phereoeca
SPECIES praecox
AUTHORGozmány & Vári, 1973
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhereoeca praecox spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, Njala, 30.viii.1928, leg. E. Hargreaves.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide L. A. Gozmány 10299♂, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂, genitalia slides L. A. Gozmány 3331♂, 3337♂, 3338♂, BMNH, HNHM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTRecorded as proletaria by L. A. Gozmány (1968b: 310).
PUBLICATION Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i-vi, 1-238.
PAGINATION 17, figs 25-26

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Gambia   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i-vi, 1-238. 17
Ghana   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i-vi, 1-238. 17
Nigeria   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i-vi, 1-238. 17
Réunion   Bippus M. 2016c. Praeacedes atomosella (Walker, 1863) and Phereoeca praecox Gozmány & Vári, 1973 - two case-bearing moths new to the fauna of La Réunion (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). - Beiträge zur Entomologie 66(2):159-163. 160
Sierra Leone   Gozmány L. A. & Vári L. 1973. The Tineidae of the Ethiopian Region. - Transvaal Museum Memoir 18:i-vi, 1-238. 17

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Nearctic: U.S.A. (California).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Decaying animal matter Réunion Bippus M. 2016c. Praeacedes atomosella (Walker, 1863) and Phereoeca praecox Gozmány & Vári, 1973 - two case-bearing moths new to the fauna of La Réunion (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). - Beiträge zur Entomologie 66(2):159-163. 160

Species Parasitoids

FAMILYSPECIESCOUNTRYPUBLICATION
Braconidae Apanteles minatchy Réunion Bippus M. 2016c. Praeacedes atomosella (Walker, 1863) and Phereoeca praecox Gozmány & Vári, 1973 - two case-bearing moths new to the fauna of La Réunion (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). - Beiträge zur Entomologie 66(2):159-163.