Ornativalva erubescens (Walsingham, 1904)

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Anomologinae
GENUS Ornativalva
SPECIES erubescens
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1904)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGelechia erubescens, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYAlgeria, Biskra, 11.iii.1903, leg. Walsingham.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, [not ♂ as stated in the original description], type no 96595, designated by K. Sattler (1967b: 47), genitalia slide 6145♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe second ♀ type specimen, no 96596, is not conspecific with the lectotype but belongs to Ornativalva ignota (see K. Sattler 1976: 108).
PUBLICATION Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1904. Algerian Microlepidoptera. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 40:214-223, 265-273.
PAGINATION 265-266 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Sattler K. 1976. A taxonomic revision of the genus Ornativalva Gozmany, 1955 (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 34(2):83-152, pls 1-27. 108
Sudan   Sattler K. 1976. A taxonomic revision of the genus Ornativalva Gozmany, 1955 (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 34(2):83-152, pls 1-27. 108
Western Sahara   Rungs Ch. 1992. Premier aperçu sur la faune des lépidoptères du Sahara occidental. - Alexanor 17:335-382. 352

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia.

Host Plants

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