Stigmella rigida Diškus & 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: 55

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.3510896

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/90078570-FF93-2A12-FF07-5ECB883CFB0E

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Plazi

scientific name

Stigmella rigida Diškus & Stonis, 2016
status

 

41. Stigmella rigida Diškus & Stonis, 2016 

( Figs 1, 5View FIGURES 1 – 8, 34View FIGURE 34, 37View FIGURE 37)

Stigmella rigida Diškus & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d: 36 View Cited Treatment   , 39, figs 93–97.

Material examined. 1 ♂ (holotype), PERU, Dept. Ancash, 35 km SE Huaraz, Cerro Cahuish, Quabrada Pucavado , 9°40'50"S, 77°13'32"W, 4100 m, 15–18.ii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. AD 625♂ ( ZMUC)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. The combination of U-shaped gnathos, five large, slightly curved cornuti, and speckled, nearly 5 mm long forewing distinguishes S. rigida  from all other Stigmella  species.

Male ( Fig. 34View FIGURE 34). Described in Stonis et al. 2016d: 39, figs 93, 94. Forewing length about 4.8 mm; wingspan about 10.2–10.3 mm.

Female. Unknown.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 95–97.

Bionomics. Adults fly in February. Otherwise biology unknown.

Distribution ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 8). This species occurs in the high Andes of Peru (Ancash Departamento) at altitudes about 4100 m ( Fig. 5View FIGURES 1 – 8).

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nepticulidae

Genus

Stigmella

Loc

Stigmella rigida Diškus & Stonis, 2016

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

Stigmella rigida Diškus & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d : 36

Stonis 2016: 36