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Species Lantanophaga pusillidactylus (Walker, 1864)

Lantana Plume Moth

  • Oxyptilus pusillidactylus Walker, F. 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 30: 836-1096 [incl. Index to parts 27-30] [933] [original spelling].
  • Lantanophaga pusillidactyla Walker, F. 1864. Tineites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 30: 836-1096 [incl. Index to parts 27-30] [933].
  • Platyptilia technidion Zeller, P.C. 1877. Exotische Microlepidoptera. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 13: 3-493 [468].
  • Platyptilia hemimetra Meyrick, E. 1886. On the classification of the Pterophoridae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1886: 1-21 [18].
  • Platyptilia lantana Busck, A. 1914. New microlepidoptera from Hawaii. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. Washington 2: 103-107 [103].
  • Platyptilia lantanadactyla Amsel, H.G. 1951. Neue Macroccanische Kleinschmetteringe. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Naturelles du Maroc (Rabat) 31: 65-73 [66].

 

Generic Combinations

  • Lantanophaga pusillidactylus (Walker, 1864).

 

Distribution

Extra Distribution Information

Established, see (Julien, M.H., 1992) [138].

Introduced from ?Mexico.


Distribution References

  • Julien, M.H. 1992. Biological Control of Weeds: A world catalogue of agents and their target weeds. Wallingford : CAB International viii 186 pp.

Ecological Descriptors

Herbivore (associated flora: Lantana [VERBENACEAE]).

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
11-May-2011 23-Jun-2014 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)