Caloptilia heringi Kumata, 1966

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES heringi
AUTHORKumata, 1966
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCaloptilia heringi, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Japan], Hokkaidō, Wassamu.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Grc-705♂, EIHU; Paratypes 3♂ and 5♀, EIHU.
STATUSSpecies
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 3; pl. 1, fig. 3; pl. 4, fig. 27; pl. 13, fig. 47
DNA VOUCHERS SIBLE113-18
GENBANK
  • MK-403704 Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Akulov, E., Ponomarenko, M., Gorokhova, S., Sheiko, V., Ohshima, I. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2019c :6

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 4
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
Russian Federation Far East (Sakhalin) Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Akulov, E., Ponomarenko, M., Gorokhova, S., Sheiko, V., Ohshima, I. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2019c. Exploring species diversity and host plant associations of leaf-mining micromoths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in the Russian Far East using DNA barcoding. - Zootaxa 4652(1):1–55. 18

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Sapindaceae Acer pictum 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. 4
Sapindaceae Acer pictum Russia (Far East) Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Akulov, E., Ponomarenko, M., Gorokhova, S., Sheiko, V., Ohshima, I. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2019c. Exploring species diversity and host plant associations of leaf-mining micromoths (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in the Russian Far East using DNA barcoding. - Zootaxa 4652(1):1–55. 6
*   The mine is smaller to those of C. acericola and C. gloriosa. Larvae make a cone from the leaf tip right after vacating the mine (Kirichenko et al. 2019: 18).