Phyllocnistis sciophanta Meyrick, 1915

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Phyllocnistis sciophanta Meyrick, 1915


Phyllocnistis sciophanta Meyrick, 1915 

" Phyllocnistis sciophanta  , n. sp. "—Meyrick, E. 1915b. Transactions of the Entomological Society of

London (2): 241–242.

Type locality: Peru, Lima, 500 ft. 

Type specimens: Holotype ♂, BMNH.

Distribution: Peru (Meyrick 1915b: 242).

Larval hostplant(s): Unknown.