Stigmella kristenseni 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: 49

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.3511243

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/90078570-FF95-2A14-FF07-58888A55F8D5

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Plazi

scientific name

Stigmella kristenseni Diškus & Stonis, 2016
status

 

39. Stigmella kristenseni Diškus & Stonis, 2016 

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

Stigmella kristenseni Diškus & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d: 69 View Cited Treatment   , figs 191–203.

Material examined. 1 ♂ (holotype), PERU, Dept. Lima, 45 km NE Chosica, Millo Valley, Quabrada Yanac , 11°36'30"S, 76°24'18"W, elevation ca. 4000 m, 26–28.i.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. AD 670♂ ( ZMUC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂, Dept. Ayacucho, 25 W Puquio, Senal Cerro Palmaderas , 14°39'41"S, 74°27'31"W, elevation ca. 4100 m, 10– 12.iii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. AD 654♂ ( ZMUC)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. This rather large, externally speckled, in male genitalia highly peculiar species differs from other known Stigmella  by presence of spined inner process of valva, rod-like thickening of vinculum plate and narrow, apically widening spinose phallus.

Male (Figs 191, 192). Described in Stonis et al. 2016d: 69, figs 191, 192. Forewing length about 3.8 mm; wingspan about 8.1–8.2 mm.

Female. Unknown.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 193–203.

Bionomics Adults fly in late January and March. Otherwise biology unknown.

Distribution ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 8). This species occurs in the high Peruvian Andes ( Peru: Lima Departamento and Ayacucho Departamento) at altitudes about 4000–4100 m.

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nepticulidae

Genus

Stigmella

Loc

Stigmella kristenseni Diškus & Stonis, 2016

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

Stigmella kristenseni Diškus & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d : 69

Stonis 2016: 69