Phyllocnistis baccharidis Hering, 1958

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES baccharidis
AUTHORHering, 1958
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis baccharidis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Argentina], Tucumán, Choromoro, Quebrada de Las Higueras, 800 m.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide mounted in glycerine, ZMHB; Allotype ♀, ZMHB; Paratypes 2♀, female genitalia mounted in glycerine, ZMHB.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTThe mine is adaxial, and traces a path towards the leaf apex, returning to the base. The mine is serpentine, increasing in size throughout larval development. The frass in the mine has a slimy appearance (Brito et al. 2017b: 308).
PUBLICATION Hering, E. M. 1958b. Neue Microlepidopteren von Tucuman. - Acta Zoologica Lilloana 15:303–312.
PAGINATION 308–309, figs. 11–12, 14b

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Species Distribution

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Argentina   Hering, E. M. 1958b. Neue Microlepidopteren von Tucuman. - Acta Zoologica Lilloana 15:303–312. 309

Host Plants

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Asteraceae Baccharis sp. Argentina Hering, E. M. 1958b. Neue Microlepidopteren von Tucuman. - Acta Zoologica Lilloana 15:303–312. 309