Dialectica sanctaecrucis Walsingham, 1897

Prins, Jurate De, Brito, Rosângela & Moreira, Gilson Rudinei Pires, 2016, An annotated taxonomic checklist of the Neotropical Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) with links to the information on host plants and parasitoids, Zootaxa 4158 (1), pp. 1-51: 22

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Dialectica sanctaecrucis Walsingham, 1897
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Dialectica sanctaecrucis Walsingham, 1897 

" Dialectica sanctae-crucis  , sp. n. "—Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey). 1897. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1897(10): 151.

Type locality: [ Virgin Islands], S[ain]t Croix. 

Type specimens: Holotype ♀ (not a ♂ as stated in the original description, see Landry 2006: 469), genitalia

slide BMNH 29522♀, BMNH; 2 more specimens [not included in types series].

Subspecies: Dialectica sanctaecrucis darwini Landry, 2006 

" Dialectica sanctaecrucis darwini  ssp. n. "— Landry, B. 2006: 468–473, figs. 7, 16A–E, 25A–C. Ecuador, Galapagos, Santiago. Holotype ♂, MHNGAbout MHNG  ; Paratypes 2♂ and 11♀, genitalia slides BL 1236, BL 1549, BL 1550, BL 1551, BL 1552, BL 1553, BMNH, CDRS, MHNG, USNM.

Distribution: Cuba, Dominican Republic (Busck [1934]: 173), Jamaica (Landry 2006: 472), Puerto Rico (Forbes 1930: 141), Virgin Islands: Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas (Walsingham 1897: 151).

Larval hostplant(s): Solanaceae  : Solanum melongena  L., S. torvum Sweet  (Busck [1934]: 173).

MHNG

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