The Ando-Patagonian Stigmella magnispinella group (Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae) with description of new species from Ecuador, Peru and Argentina

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:Stonis, JR, Remeikis, A, Diškus, A, Gerulaitis, V
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:4200
Pagination:561-579
Date Published:2016-12-01
ISBN Number:1175-5334
Keywords:Andes, Argentina, Ecuador, Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Peru, Stigmella dolia, Stigmella magnispinella, Stigmella magnispinella group, Stigmella olekarsholti, Stigmella patagonica, Stigmella varispinella
Abstract:

On the basis of morphological studies of collection samples from the Andes (Ecuador, Peru and Argentina), we describe five new species of Stigmella Schrank (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae): S. varispinella Diškus & Stonis, sp. nov. (Ecuador), S. olekarsholti Remeikis Diškus & Stonis, sp. nov., S. magnispinella Remeikis & Stonis, sp. nov. (Peru), S. dolia Remeikis & Stonis, sp. nov., and S. patagonica Remeikis & Stonis, sp. nov. (Argentina). All treated taxa belong to the newly designated S. magnispinella group. Images of adults and genitalia, pictorial keys, a distribution map , and photographs of the leaf-mines of S. olekarsholti are included.  

URL:http://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4200.4.7
DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4200.4.7
Short Title:Zootaxa
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