Stigmella peruanica Puplesis & Robinson, 2000,

Stonis, Jonas R., Diškus, Arūnas, Remeikis, Andrius, Karsholt, Ole & Torres, Nixon Cumbicus, 2017, Illustrated review of the leaf-mining Nepticulidae of the central Andes (Peru and Bolivia), Zootaxa 4257 (1), pp. 1-70: 34-35

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.556874

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:98E19676-EC03-4026-B4B6-39BEC10B5A05

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/90078570-FF84-2A06-FF07-5AD8882DFE3B

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scientific name

Stigmella peruanica Puplesis & Robinson, 2000
status

 

23. Stigmella peruanica Puplesis & Robinson, 2000 

( Figs 2View FIGURES 1 – 8, 9View FIGURES 9 – 11, 29View FIGURES 29 – 31, 33View FIGURE 33, 37View FIGURE 37)

Stigmella peruanica Puplesis & Robinson, 2000: 27  –28, figs. 19, 104, 105.

Material examined. 1 ♂ (holotype), PERU, Dept. Puno, 5 km E of Limbani, 3000 m, 28.iii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. Diškus 189 ( ZMUC). 

Diagnosis. Belongs to the S. marmorea  group. The combination of three golden shiny fasciae on the forewing, short lobes of vinculum, bilobed uncus with each lobe bearing two-three papillae, and numerous large cornuti on the vesica distinguishes S. peruanica  from all other Stigmella  species.

Male ( Fig. 33View FIGURE 33). Described in Puplesis & Robinson 2000: 27–28, fig. 19. Forewing length about 2.1 mm; wingspan about 4.6 mm.

Female. Unknown.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Puplesis & Robinson 2000: 104, 105.

Bionomics. Adults fly in March. Otherwise biology unknown.

Distribution ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 9 – 11). This species occurs in the Peruvian Andes ( Peru: Puno Departamento) at altitudes about 3000 m ( Fig. 29View FIGURES 29 – 31).

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nepticulidae

Genus

Stigmella

Loc

Stigmella peruanica Puplesis & Robinson, 2000

Stonis, Jonas R., Diškus, Arūnas, Remeikis, Andrius, Karsholt, Ole & Torres, Nixon Cumbicus 2017
2017
Loc

Stigmella peruanica

Puplesis 2000: 27