Phyllocnistis saepta Kirichenko, Ohshima & Huang, 2018

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES saepta
AUTHORKirichenko, Ohshima & Huang, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis saepta Kirichenko, Ohshima & Huang, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Yunnan, Weixi County, Diqing city, 27.16N, 99.26E, 2800 m, ex Cornus macrophylla, 19.vii.2016 (larva), 22.vii.2016 em., G.H. Huang & M. Wang leg
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 27°9'0" Longitude: 99°15'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, HAU.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Kobayashi, S., Hirowatari, T., Doorenweerd, C., Ohshima, I., Huang, G.-H., Wang, M., Magnoux, E. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2018. Systematics of Phyllocnistis leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) feeding on dogwood (Cornus spp.) in Northeast Asia, with the description of three new species - ZooKeys 736:79–118.
PAGINATION 99–105, Figs 8, 9F, 15D, E

Species pictures

Species Distribution

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China Yunnan Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Kobayashi, S., Hirowatari, T., Doorenweerd, C., Ohshima, I., Huang, G.-H., Wang, M., Magnoux, E. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2018. Systematics of Phyllocnistis leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) feeding on dogwood (Cornus spp.) in Northeast Asia, with the description of three new species - ZooKeys 736:79–118. 102

Host Plants

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Cornaceae Cornus macrophylla China Kirichenko, N., Triberti, P., Kobayashi, S., Hirowatari, T., Doorenweerd, C., Ohshima, I., Huang, G.-H., Wang, M., Magnoux, E. & Lopez-Vaamonde, C. 2018. Systematics of Phyllocnistis leaf-mining moths (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) feeding on dogwood (Cornus spp.) in Northeast Asia, with the description of three new species - ZooKeys 736:79–118. 102
*   The mine on lower or upper side of the host leaf, often following secondary veins, crossing them closer to the leaf margin (Fig. 8B, C, E). Pupation takes place in the mine near leaf margin (Kirichenko et al. 2018: 102).