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Parectopa leucocyma Meyrick, 1889

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gracilaria leucocyma Meyrick, 1889; Macarostola leucocyma Meyrick, 1889

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1889 or before

Rediscovered in 1958

 

Distribution

New Zealand

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Meyrick. (1889). [description of Parectopa leucocyma]. Trans. Proc. N.Z. Inst. 21: 184.

 

Other references:

Hudson, G. V. (1928). The Butterflies and Moths of New Zealand. Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn. 386 pp.

Wise, Keith A. J. (1962). Parectopa leucocyma (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) rediscovered as a leaf-miner of kauri (Agathis australis Salisb.). Trans. R. Soc. N.Z. Zool. 1(31): 373-375.

 

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