Phyllocnistis perseafolia Davis & Wagner, 2011

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES perseafolia
AUTHORDavis & Wagner, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis perseafolia Davis and Wagner, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYColombia, Caldas Department, Villamaria, e.l. iv.2008 Persea americana, leg. F. Posada.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 34075, USNM; Paratypes 9♂, 8♀, genitalia slides 34076–34078, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2011. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 97:39–73.
PAGINATION 65–70, figs. 2D, 3C, 4A–B, 14A–15D, 19A–E
DNA VOUCHERS RDOPO393-10, RDOPO394-10
GENBANK
  • HM382096 Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2011 :44
  • HM382097 Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2011 :44

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Colombia   Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2011. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 97:39–73. 70

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lauraceae Persea americana Colombia Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2011. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae). - ZooKeys 97:39–73. 70
*   Thin, serpentine mine, having a black fine trace of feces, either on the adaxial or abaxial leaf durface (Brito et al. 2017:319).