Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, 2016,

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: 35

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3511029

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/90078570-FF87-2A06-FF07-58B488EFF836

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scientific name

Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, 2016
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25. Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, 2016 

( Figs 1View FIGURES 1 – 8, 32View FIGURE 32, 37View FIGURE 37)

Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d: 44 View Cited Treatment   , figs 113–117.

Material examined. 3 ♂ (holotype and paratypes), 1 ♀ (paratype), PERU, Dept. Ancash, 35 km SE Huaraz, Cerro Cahuish, Quabrada Puvadvado , 9°40'19"S, 77°12'21"W, elevation ca. 3870 m, 18.ii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide nos RA 537♂ (holotype), RA 541♂, RA 542♀ (paratypes) ( ZMUC)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. Belongs to the S. marmorea  group. Externally very similar to S. altimontana Remeikis & Stonis. The  combination of set of numerous very large cornuti, rounded, lobe-like processes of transtilla, and golden grey forewing with silver shining apical area distinguishes S. auriargentata  from all other Stigmella  species.

Male ( Fig. 32View FIGURE 32). Described in in Stonis et al. 2016d: 44, fig. 113. Forewing length 2.9–3.0 mm; wingspan 6.4– 6.5 mm.

Female. Described in in Stonis et al. 2016d: 44.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 114–116.

Female genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: fig. 117.

Bionomics Adults fly in February. Otherwise biology unknown.

Distribution ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 8). This species occurs in the high Peruvian Andes ( Peru: Ancash Departamento) at altitudes about 3870 m.

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nepticulidae

Genus

Stigmella

Loc

Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, 2016

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

Stigmella auriargentata Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d : 44

Stonis 2016: 44