Elachista, Sruoga & Sinev & Rocienė, 2017

Sruoga, Virginijus, Sinev, Sergey Yu. & Rocienė, Agnė, 2017, The Elachistidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea) of Caucasus, with description of three new species, Zootaxa 4338 (2), pp. 241-262: 245

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4338.2.2

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scientific name

Elachista
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Elachista   sp. near triatomea ( Haworth, 1828)  

( FIGS 10–16 View FIGURES 10 – 16 )

Material examined. 1♂, KABARDINO-BALKARIYA, ZAPOVEDNIK (NATURE RESERVE), H=2200 M, 18–19.VII.1989, ZAGULYAEV LEG. GEN. PREP   . VS362 (ZIN).

Remarks. THE SINGLE SPECIMEN COLLECTED IN CAUCASUS IS VERY CLOSE TO Elachista triatomea   (fOR ILLUSTRATIONS REfER TO TRAUGOTT-OLSEN & NIELSEN 1977: fIGS 80, 324, 325 AND KAILA 1998: fIG. 8), HOWEVER, THE fOREWING IS WITHOUT TWO BROWNISH SPOTS ( FIG. 10 View FIGURES 10 – 16 ). IN MALE GENITALIA, THE COSTA Of VALVA IS MORE CONVEX MEDIALLY AND MORE CONCAVE BEfORE CUCULLUS IN THE CAUCASIAN SPECIMEN ( FIGS 12, 16 View FIGURES 10 – 16 ). IT MAY REPRESENT AN UNDESCRIBED SPECIES, BUT THE MATERIAL AVAILABLE IS TOO LIMITED fOR A SAfE IDENTIfICATION.

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Adygean State University

BUT

Butler University