Phyllocnistis verae Kirichenko, Triberti & Lopez-Vaamonde, 2018

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSPhyllocnistis
SPECIES verae
AUTHORKirichenko, Triberti & Lopez-Vaamonde, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhyllocnistis verae Kirichenko, Triberti & Lopez-Vaamonde, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYRussia, Krasnoyarsk, near village Borovoe, left bank of the river Yenisei, rock Berkut, 55.97N, 92.55E, 144 m, ex Cornus alba, 7.vii.2016 (larva), 14.vii.2016 em., N. Kirichenko leg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 55°58'0" Longitude: 92°33'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, SIF; Paratypes 4♂, MSNV.
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 95–99, Figs 7, 10A, B, 15A–C, 17A–C

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Russian Federation West Siberia 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. 99

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Cornaceae Cornus alba Russia 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. 99
*   The mine is a very long serpentine subepidermal tunnel, slightly widening to the end, not intersecting itself. The mine ends upon the leaf margin (Kirichenko et al. 2018: 97).