Stigmella mustelina 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: 31

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.3511043

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/90078570-FFBB-2A3A-FF07-5DFD8982FB9E

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scientific name

Stigmella mustelina Remeikis & Stonis, 2016
status

 

18. Stigmella mustelina Remeikis & Stonis, 2016 

( Figs 1, 4View FIGURES 1 – 8, 33View FIGURE 33, 37View FIGURE 37)

Stigmella mustelina Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d: 58 View Cited Treatment   , 60, 61, figs 162–166.

Material examined. 2 ♂ (holotype and paratype), PERU, Dept. Lima, 10 km N Oyón, Quabrada Quichas, Pueblo Quichas , 10°34'17"S, 76°46'03"W, elevation about 4000 m, 24–26.ii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. RA 550♂ (holotype), AD 667♂ (paratype) ( ZMUC)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. The combination of: white spots on pale, speckled forewing, deeply divided uncus, and specific set of cornuti which includes scattered minute cornuti and a cluster of 2–3 spine-like cornuti distinguishes S. mustelina  from all other Stigmella  species.

Male ( Fig. 33View FIGURE 33). Described in Stonis et al. 2016d: 58, fig. 162. Forewing length 3.2–3.6 mm; wingspan about 6.9–7.6 mm.

Female. Unknown.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 163–166.

Bionomics Adults fly in February. Otherwise biology unknown.

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

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nepticulidae

Genus

Stigmella

Loc

Stigmella mustelina Remeikis & Stonis, 2016

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

Stigmella mustelina Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d : 58

Stonis 2016: 58