Helcystogramma hibisci ( Stainton, 1859 )

Li, H. H. & Zhen, H., 2011, Review of the genus Helcystogramma Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae: Dichomeridinae) from China, Journal of Natural History 45 (17 - 18), pp. 1035-1087: 1059-1060

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2011.552798

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CE67810C-FFB8-FFAD-FE69-FD7CFCEF5131

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Helcystogramma hibisci ( Stainton, 1859 )
status

 

Helcystogramma hibisci ( Stainton, 1859)  

( Figures 7D View Figure 7 , 14D View Figure 14 )

Gelechia hibisci Stainton, 1859: 117   .

Gelechia (Helcystogramma) obseratella Zeller, 1877: 371   .

Croesophora eudela Turner, 1919: 160   .

Onebala hibisci (Stainton)   : Meyrick, 1925: 138; Meyrick, 1935: 69; Gaede, 1937: 377; Robinson et al., 1994: 81.

Helcystogramma hibisci (Stainton)   : Park and Hodges, 1995: 225; Ponomarenko, 1997: 7; Rose and Pathania, 2003: 82.

Diagnosis

Adult ( Figure 7D View Figure 7 ). Wingspan 12.5–14.0 mm. This species is characterized by the third segment of the labial palpus longer than the second, the forewing having a large dark brown semicircular mark between one-fifth length and three-fifths length of dorsum, and the absence of the terminal fascia; the valva with dorsal margin broad-lobed at basal two-fifths in the male genitalia ( Park and Hodges 1995); the apophyses dilated apically, and the signum rounded, densely dentate in the female genitalia ( Figure 14D View Figure 14 ).

Material examined

CHINA: Anhui Province: 1 female   , Anhui Labor University, Huangshan City (30 ◦ 05 ′ N, 118 ◦ 10 ′ E), 3 June 1979, coll. Sizheng Wang ( IZCAS) GoogleMaps   ; Guizhou Province: 1 female, Suoluo, Chishui (28 ◦ 34 ′ N, 105 ◦ 42 ′ E), 240 m, 21 September 2000, coll. Haili Yu GoogleMaps   ; Hong Kong: 1 female, Kadoorie Institute, Shek Kong (22 ◦ 15 ′ N, 114 ◦ 04 ′ E), Hong Kong , 315–575 m, 26 September 2009, coll. Houhun Li GoogleMaps   et al.; Hubei Province: 1 female   , Hubei Agriculture College, Jingzhou (30 ◦ 21 ′ N, 112 ◦ 11 ′ E), 20–30 m, 25 July 2003, coll. Shulian Hao GoogleMaps   ; Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region : 2 females, Baibung (29 ◦ 11 ′ N, 95 ◦ 10 ′ E), Mêdog County, 780 m, 12 August 2003 GoogleMaps   , 1 female, 1100 m, 14 August 2003, coll. Xinpu Wang and Huaijun Xue; Zhejiang Province: 1 female, Wuyanling, Taishun (27 ◦ 33 ′ N, 119 ◦ 42 ′ E), 680 m, 28 July 2005, coll. Yunli Xiao. GoogleMaps  

Host plants

Malvaceae   : Hibiscus spp.   , Abelmoschus spp.   ( Ponomarenko 1997).

Distribution

China (Anhui, Guizhou, Hong Kong, Hubei, Taiwan, Xizang, Zhejiang), Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java), India, Sri Lanka, Australia.

IZCAS

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Gelechiidae

Genus

Helcystogramma

Loc

Helcystogramma hibisci ( Stainton, 1859 )

Li, H. H. & Zhen, H. 2011
2011
Loc

Helcystogramma hibisci (Stainton)

Rose HS & Pathania PC 2003: 82
Ponomarenko MG 1997: 7
Park KT & Hodges RW 1995: 225
1995
Loc

Onebala hibisci (Stainton)

Robinson GS & Tuck KR & Shaffer M 1994: 81
Gaede M 1937: 377
Meyrick E 1935: 69
Meyrick E 1925: 138
1925
Loc

Croesophora eudela

Turner AJ 1919: 160
1919
Loc

Gelechia (Helcystogramma) obseratella

Zeller PC 1877: 371
1877
Loc

Gelechia hibisci

Stainton HT 1859: 117
1859