Caloptilia alni Kumata, 1966

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES alni
AUTHORKumata, 1966
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCaloptilia alni, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Hokkaidō, Nopporo.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-1140, EIHU; Paratypes 11♂ and 10♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTThis species is considered as a synonym of Phalaena Tinea elongella Linnaeus, 1761 by Kamijo (1987: 48).
PUBLICATION Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls.
PAGINATION 12; pl. 2, figs. 13–14; pl. 8, fig. 34; pl. 17, fig. 56
DNA VOUCHERS SIBLE108-18
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  • MK403684 Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Akulov, E., Ponomarenko, M., Gorokhova, S., Sheiko, V., Ohshima, I. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2019c :6

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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China   Liu, Y. Q. & Yuan, D. 1990. A study of the Chinese Caloptilia Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae). - Sinozoologia 7:181–207. 184
Japan Honshū Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 13
Japan Shikoku Hirowatari, T., Kobayashi, S., Ikeuchi, K., Osada, Y. & Yamada, K. 2015. Survey of moth fauna in Mts. Tsurugi (2). A result of surveys in 2010–2011. - Bulletin of the Tokushima Prefectural Museum 25:25–40. 27
Japan Hokkaidō Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 12
Korea, Republic of   Park, K. T. 1983a. Microlepidoptera of Korea. - Insecta Koreana ser. 3:1–189, pls. 1–2. 63
Russian Federation Far East (Khabarovsk Region) Noreika, R. 1997. Gracillariidae. In: Ler, P. A. (Ed.), Key to the insects of Russian Far East. Vol. V. Trichoptera and Lepidoptera. Part 1. - — :1–540, Chapter pagination: 373–429. 387
Russian Federation Far East (Sakhalin) Noreika, R. 1997. Gracillariidae. In: Ler, P. A. (Ed.), Key to the insects of Russian Far East. Vol. V. Trichoptera and Lepidoptera. Part 1. - — :1–540, Chapter pagination: 373–429. 387
Russian Federation Far East (Kuril Islands) Noreika, R. 1997. Gracillariidae. In: Ler, P. A. (Ed.), Key to the insects of Russian Far East. Vol. V. Trichoptera and Lepidoptera. Part 1. - — :1–540, Chapter pagination: 373–429. 387
Russian Federation Far East (South Primorye) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 109

Host Plants

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Betulaceae Alnus hirsuta Japan Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 13
Betulaceae Alnus hirsuta Russia (Far East) Ermolaev, V. P. 1977. A review of the fauna and ecology of miner-moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) of the Primorye Territory. In: The Fauna of Insects of the Far East. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademija Nauk SSSR 70:98–116. 109
Betulaceae Alnus hirsuta China Liu, Y. Q. & Yuan, D. 1990. A study of the Chinese Caloptilia Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae). - Sinozoologia 7:181–207. 184
Betulaceae Alnus japonica Japan Kumata, T. 1966a. Descriptions of twenty new species of the genus Caloptilia Hübner from Japan including Ryukyu Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Insecta Matsumurana 29(1):1–21, 20 pls. 13
Betulaceae Alnus japonica Russia (Far East) Ermolaev, V. P. 1979a. On the study of mining moths, family Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) from the south of the Far East. – In: Ler, P. A. (Ed.), Terrestrial arthropods of the Far East. - — :1–148, Chapter pagination: 23–27. 24
Betulaceae Alnus japonica China Liu, Y. Q. & Yuan, D. 1990. A study of the Chinese Caloptilia Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae). - Sinozoologia 7:181–207. 184
*   The mine is a small slightly contorted brown blotch between secondary veins near leaf margin. After leaving the mine the larva continues feeding in the two successive shelters (Kirichenko et al. 2019: 16).

Species Parasitoids

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Eulophidae Cirrospilus pictus Japan Kamijo, K. 1987. Notes on Japanese species of Cirrospilus (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae), with descriptions of two new species. - Kontyû 55(1):43–50. 48