Phyllocnistis petronellii Brito & Lopez-Vaamonde, 2017

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES petronellii
AUTHORBrito & Lopez-Vaamonde, 2017
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis peronellii Brito & Lopez-Vaamonde, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYFrench Guiana, Sinnamary, Paracou Research Station, 5°16’N 52°55’W, 30 m, 11.xi.2015, leg. C. Lopez-Vaamonde.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 5°16'0" Longitude: -52°55'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide GRPM 50-143♀, MNHN; Paratype specimen, MNHN.
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 319–320, Figs 3Q, 4Q, 5, 6H, S1
DNA VOUCHERS LEPPC2393–16, LEPPC2394–16
GENBANK
  • KY682706 Brito, R., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Gonçalves, G. L., Becker, V. O., Mielke, O. H. H. & Moreira, G. 2017 :305
  • KY682705 Brito, R., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Gonçalves, G. L., Becker, V. O., Mielke, O. H. H. & Moreira, G. 2017 :305

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
French Guiana   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. 319

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Hypericaceae Vismia guianensis French Guiana 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. 319

*   No information about the mine in the original description of P. petronellii (Brito et al. 2017: 319).