Leucanthiza forbesi Bourquin, 1962

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Leucanthiza forbesi Bourquin, 1962


Leucanthiza forbesi Bourquin, 1962 

" Leucanthiza forbesi  sp. n. "—Bourquin, F. 1962. Revista de la Sociedad Entomologica Argentina 23

(1960): 41–44, fig. (not numbered).

Type locality: Argentina, City of Buenos Aires, Belgrano R. [iver]. Type specimens: Holotype (gender not stated)  ; Paratype 1 specimen (gender not stated), coll. F. Bourquin

(Buenos Aires). 

Distribution: Argentina (Bourquin 1962: 42).

Larval hostplant(s): Convolvulaceae  : Dichondra repens J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. (Bourquin 1962: 42)  .