Prophyllocnistis epidrimys Davis, 1994

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SUBFAMILY Phyllocnistinae
GENUSProphyllocnistis
SPECIES epidrimys
AUTHORDavis, 1994
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONProphyllocnistis epidrymys Davis, new sp.
TYPE LOCALITYChile, Osorno Prov., Parque Nacional Puyehue, Antillanca, 1100–1300 m, 13.xi.1981, leg. E. Nielsen & O. Karsholt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -40°38'56" Longitude: -72°5'4"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, ZMUC; Paratypes 2♂ and 4♀, genitalia slides ESNM22257, USNM31121, USNM, 1♂ and 1♀, 5 larvae, 2 pupae, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Davis, D. R. 1994. Neotropical Microlepidoptera 25. New leaf-mining moths from Chile, with remarks on the history and composition of Phyllocnistinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 5(1):65–75.
PAGINATION 67–72, figs. 2–3, 5–53

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Chile   Davis, D. R. 1994. Neotropical Microlepidoptera 25. New leaf-mining moths from Chile, with remarks on the history and composition of Phyllocnistinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 5(1):65–75. 69

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Winteraceae Drimys andina Chile Davis, D. R. 1994. Neotropical Microlepidoptera 25. New leaf-mining moths from Chile, with remarks on the history and composition of Phyllocnistinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 5(1):65–75. 69
Winteraceae Drimys winteri chiliensis Chile Davis, D. R. 1994. Neotropical Microlepidoptera 25. New leaf-mining moths from Chile, with remarks on the history and composition of Phyllocnistinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 5(1):65–75. 69
*   An elongate, tortuous, upper surface, serpentine mine up to 21.5 cm long and 2–3 mm wide, with a 1–2 mm wide, dark brown median frass line.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Clinocentrus sp. Chile Davis, D. R. 1994. Neotropical Microlepidoptera 25. New leaf-mining moths from Chile, with remarks on the history and composition of Phyllocnistinae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 5(1):65–75. 69