Stigmella pandora 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: 33

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.557156

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3511057

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scientific name

Stigmella pandora Remeikis & Stonis, 2016
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20. Stigmella pandora Remeikis & Stonis, 2016 

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

Stigmella pandora Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d: 54 View Cited Treatment   , figs 143–151.

Material examined. 5 ♂, 3 ♀, (holotype and paratypes), PERU, Dept. Ancash, 35 km SE Huaraz, Cerro Cahuish, Quabrada Pucavado , 9°40'50"S, 77°13'32"W, elevation 4100 m, 15–18.ii.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide nos RA 565♂ (holotype), RA 578♂, RA 579♂, RA 567♀ (paratypes)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂ (paratype), Dept. Lima, 45 km NE Chosica, Millo Valley, Quabrada Yanac , 11°36'30"S, 76°24'18"W, elevation 4000 m, 26–28.i.1987, O. Karsholt, genitalia slide no. RA 574♂ ( ZMUC).GoogleMaps 

Diagnosis. Belongs to the S. pandora  group. The combination of large pale speckled forewing, long processes of transtilla, large plate of gnathos with closely juxtaposed processes, and specific set of cornuti distinguishes S. pandora  from all other Stigmella  species.

Male ( Fig. 34View FIGURE 34). Described in Stonis et al. 2016d: 54, figs 143, 144. Forewing length 4.6–4.7 mm; wingspan about 9.7–10 mm.

Female. Similar to male.

Male genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 145–150.

Female genitalia. Illustrated in Stonis et al. 2016d: figs 145–150.

Bionomics Adults fly in January –February. Otherwise biology unknown.

Distribution ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 8). This species occurs in the high Peruvian Andes ( Peru: Ancash Departamento and Lima Departamento) at altitudes 4000–4100 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 pandora Remeikis & Stonis, 2016

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

Stigmella pandora Remeikis & Stonis, in Stonis et al. 2016d : 54

Stonis 2016: 54