Ypsolopha altissimella ( Chrétien, 1916 )

Jin, Qing, Wang, Shuxia & Li, Houhun, 2013, Review of the genus Ypsolopha Latreille, 1796 from China (Lepidoptera: Ypsolophidae), Zootaxa 3705 (1), pp. 1-91: 37

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Ypsolopha altissimella ( Chrétien, 1916 )
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Ypsolopha altissimella ( Chrétien, 1916) 

( Figs 32View FIGURES 26 – 32, 82View FIGURES 80 – 85, 132View FIGURES 129 – 134, 178View FIGURES 176 – 181)

Cerostoma altissimella Chrétien, 1916: 311  .

Ypsolopha altissimella (Chrétien)  : Beccaloni et al. 2003 [accessed 9 January 2012]. Type locality: Tunisia.

Description. Adult ( Figs 32View FIGURES 26 – 32): Wing expanse 23.0 mm. Wing venation as illustrated ( Fig. 82View FIGURES 80 – 85).

Male genitalia ( Fig. 132View FIGURES 129 – 134): Uncus triangular. Socius short, widely spaced, sharp at apex. Ventral plate of gnathos large, long ovate, densely spinous. Valva elongate ovate, protrudent on basal half of ventral margin. Saccus nearly as long as socius, broadest at basal 1 / 4, narrowed to pointed apex. Anellus less than 1 / 5 length of phallus, somewhat broad, sparsely spinous. Phallus 1.6 times length of valva, straight, narrowed from inception of ductus ejacuiatorius to apex, covered with small spines on surface of distal 2 / 3; coecum about 1 / 4 length of phallus; cornuti composed of two slender spines, 1 / 3 length of phallus.

Female genitalia ( Fig. 178View FIGURES 176 – 181): Intersegmental membrane between papilla analis and 8 th abdominal segment 3 / 10 length of abdomen. Apophyses posteriores about twice length of apophyses anteriores. Lamella postvaginalis Vshaped. Antrum short, parallel-sided. Ductus bursae about 1.3 times length of corpus bursae, twisted near corpus bursae. Corpus bursae ovate; signum about 1 / 3 length of corpus bursae, ridged at anterior 1 / 3, anterior half rounded, posterior half narrow and parallel-sided.

Material examined. 1 ♂, Tacheng (46 ° 46 ′ N, 82 ° 59 ′ E), Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 17.viii. 1990, coll. Jinfu Li; 1 ♀, Shirengou, Miquan County (43 ° 58 ′ N, 87 ° 41 ′ E), Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 1211 m, 11.viii. 2007, coll. Xinpu Wang et al.

Distribution. China (Xingjiang), Tunisia.

Diagnosis. This species is characterized by having a densely spinous phallus in the male genitalia, and a single ridged signum with anterior half rounded in the female genitalia.

Remarks. This species is newly recorded for China, and the male and female genitalia are described for the first time.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Plutellidae

Genus

Ypsolopha

Loc

Ypsolopha altissimella ( Chrétien, 1916 )

Jin, Qing, Wang, Shuxia & Li, Houhun 2013

2013
Loc

Cerostoma altissimella Chrétien, 1916 : 311

Chretien 1916: 311