Vihualpenia lithraeophaga Mundaca, Parra & Vargas, 2013

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSVihualpenia
SPECIES lithraeophaga
AUTHORMundaca, Parra & Vargas, 2013
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHualpenia lithraeophaga Mundaca, Parra & Vargas sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYChile, VIII Region, Hualpén Peninsula, Parque Botánico of the Universidad de Concepción, e.l. 07.xii.1999, leg. E. Mundaca.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -36°47'18" Longitude: -73°5'12"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MZUC; Allotype ♀, MZUC; Paratype 1♀, MZUC.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Mundaca, E. A., Parra, L. E. & Vargas, H. A. 2013a. A new genus and species of leaf miner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) for Chile associated to the native tree Lithraea caustica. - Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 57(2):157–164.
PAGINATION 158–163, figs. 2–9

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Chile   Mundaca, E. A., Parra, L. E. & Vargas, H. A. 2013a. A new genus and species of leaf miner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) for Chile associated to the native tree Lithraea caustica. - Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 57(2):157–164. 159

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FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Anacardiaceae Lithraea caustica Chile Mundaca, E. A., Parra, L. E. & Vargas, H. A. 2013a. A new genus and species of leaf miner (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) for Chile associated to the native tree Lithraea caustica. - Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 57(2):157–164. 159