Parornix sinensis Liu, 2021

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSParornix
SPECIES sinensis
AUTHORLiu, 2021
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONParornix sinensis Liu, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Shandong Province, Mt. Fohui, Jinan, 200 m, mine 08.v.2017 on Amygdalus davidiana, emerged 18.v.2017, leg. Tengteng Liu, registration number SDNU.Ent001443.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 36°38'20" Longitude: 17°3'40"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, DNA voucher and genitalia slide number SDNU.Liu0005♂, in SDNU; 3♀, genitalia slide numbes LIU0228, WEC 19033, SDNU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Liu, T., Wang, E., Jiang, Y., Jiang, Z., Jiang, B. & Teng, K. 2021. First report of the leaf-mining genus Parornix Spuler from China, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Parornichinae). - Zootaxa 4948(1):136–148.
PAGINATION 141–144, Figs 2, 3, 6, 6a, 8, 10–14
DNA VOUCHERS ADT3365

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
China Guangdong Liu, T., Wang, E., Jiang, Y., Jiang, Z., Jiang, B. & Teng, K. 2021. First report of the leaf-mining genus Parornix Spuler from China, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Parornichinae). - Zootaxa 4948(1):136–148. 144

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Rosaceae Amygdalus davidiana China Liu, T., Wang, E., Jiang, Y., Jiang, Z., Jiang, B. & Teng, K. 2021. First report of the leaf-mining genus Parornix Spuler from China, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae, Parornichinae). - Zootaxa 4948(1):136–148. 144
*   The larva mines on the underside of the leaf, forming a tentiform mine (somewhqat similar to Phyllonorycter), often along leaf margin.