Eucosmophora schinusivora Davis & Wheeler, 2011

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSEucosmophora
SPECIES schinusivora
AUTHORDavis & Wheeler, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEucosmophora schinusivora Davis and Wheeler, new species
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil, Paraná, Paranagua, Rio Guariguacu, Sambaqui, mine 19.x.1992, e.l. Schinus terebinthifolius, 13.xi.1992, leg. F. D. Bennett et al.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°31'0" Longitude: -48°29'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, USNM; Paratypes 21♂, 15♀, USNM, MACN, MGCL, DZUP.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTSpecies identfication in BOLD LNOUC1225-11 and Genbank KF460868 (Lees et al. 2014) needs verification (David Lees pers. corr. 30 October 2017).
PUBLICATION Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65(2):61–93.
PAGINATION 73–74, figs. 1, 5–6, 11–16, 26–30
DNA VOUCHERS LNOUC1225-11, DDAV-D542, DDAV-D540
GENBANK
  • KF460868 Lees, D. C., Kawahara, A. Y., Rougerie, R., Ohshima, I., Kawakita, A., Bouteleux, O. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2014 :Suppl. Table 2
  • HM382089 Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011
  • HM382088 Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Argentina   Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65(2):61–93. 73
Brazil   Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65(2):61–93. 73
French Guiana   Lees, D. C., Kawahara, A. Y., Rougerie, R., Ohshima, I., Kawakita, A., Bouteleux, O. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2014. DNA barcoding reveals a largely unknown fauna of Gracillariidae leaf-mining moths in the Neotropics - Molecular Ecology Resources 14(2):286–296.  

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Lithrea molleoides Argentina Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65(2):61–93. 73
Anacardiaceae Schinus terebinthifolius Brazil Davis, D. R., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M. & Wheeler, G. S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 65(2):61–93. 73

*   Perhaps also on Schinus longifolius (Lindl.) Speg., Schinus weinmannifolius Engl. and Astronium balansae Engl. (see Davis et al. 2011: 73).