Stigmella sparsella,

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: 54

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Stigmella sparsella


The Stigmella sparsella  group (designated here) (species 40)

Diagnostics: forewing speckled, without fascia. In male genitalia, gnathos U-shaped; phallus with two clusters of spine-like cornuti; valva with two small apical processes; uncus bilobed; vinculum with short ventral plate and lateral lobes. Currently, a single Peruvian species belongs to this group. Trophic relationships unknown.