Phyllocnistis ourea Brito & Moreira, 2017

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES ourea
AUTHORBrito & Moreira, 2017
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis ourea Brito & Moreira, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil, Rio Grande do Sul state, Montenegro municipality, Luiz Laux organic farm, 29°37’59”S 51°28’12”W, 18 m, 27.v.2015, collected on Baccharis anomala, leg. G.R.P. Moreira, R. Brito, C.M. Pereira & G.T. Silva.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°37'0" Longitude: -51°28'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, no. LMCI 297–65, genitalia slide GRPM 50–115♂, ac. nrs DZ 33.343, DZUP; Paratypes 2♂, 2♀: 1♂, genitalia slide GRPM 50–116♂, 1♀, ac. nrs DZ 33.353, DZ 33.363, DZUP, 1♂, 1♀, genitalia slide 50–117♂, ac. nrs 57.616, 57.617, MCTP.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Brito, R., Mielke, O. H. H., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira 2019. Description of three new species of Phyllocnistis Zeller, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from the Atlantic Forest, South Brazil, with notes on natural history and phylogeny. - Austral Entomology 58:27–51.
PAGINATION 30–35, Figs 2a, d, 3a–c, 4a–i, 6a–i, 7a–h, 8a–h
DNA VOUCHERS BOLD MISA013-16
GENBANK
  • KY006927 Brito, R., Mielke, O. H. H., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira 2019 :early online

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Brazil   Brito, R., Mielke, O. H. H., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira 2019. Description of three new species of Phyllocnistis Zeller, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from the Atlantic Forest, South Brazil, with notes on natural history and phylogeny. - Austral Entomology 58:27–51. early online

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asteraceae Baccharis anomala Brazil Brito, R., Mielke, O. H. H., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira 2019. Description of three new species of Phyllocnistis Zeller, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from the Atlantic Forest, South Brazil, with notes on natural history and phylogeny. - Austral Entomology 58:27–51. early online
*   Serpentine shaped mines on adaxial leaf surface. Constructon of pupal cocoon provokes wrinkling of the leaf in the final part of the mine (Brito et al. 2017: 318)

*   The Genbank number KY682707 for the BOLD Process ID MISA013-16 (Brito et al. 2017b: 338) is erroneous.