Phyllocnistis helios Brito & Moreira, 2017

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES helios
AUTHORBrito & Moreira, 2017
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis helios Brito & Moreira, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil, Planaltina, Federal District, Brasilia, 15°35’S 47°42’W, 1000 m, 26.vi.1984, leg. V.O. Becker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -15°10'0" Longitude: -49°40'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide GRPM 50-130♂, VOB (acquisition number 56.448); Paratypes 2 ♂, genitalia slide GRPM 50-131♂, 50-132♂, VOB (acquisition numbers 56.439 and 57.752).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Brito, R., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Gonçalves, G. L., Becker, V. O., Mielke, O. H. H. & Moreira, G. 2017. Taxonomic revision of Neotropical Phyllocnistis Zeller, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of seven new species and host plant associations. - Zootaxa 4341(3):301–352.
PAGINATION 312, 313, Figs 3H, 4H, 5, 6A, S1.

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Brazil   Brito, R., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Gonçalves, G. L., Becker, V. O., Mielke, O. H. H. & Moreira, G. 2017. Taxonomic revision of Neotropical Phyllocnistis Zeller, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), with descriptions of seven new species and host plant associations. - Zootaxa 4341(3):301–352. 313