Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas, 2020

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSAdenogasteria
SPECIES leguminivora
AUTHORDavis & Vargas, 2020
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAdenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYPeru, Cajamarca Department, San Marcos Province, Huayobamba Forest, ex Caesalpinia spinosa (Molina) Kuntze, 10.ii.2016, leg. Huaman.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -6°61'0" Longitude: -78°-78'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, USNM; Pqaratypes 9♂, 18♀, genitalia slides USNM 34600♂, 34601♀ wing venation slide USNM 34605♂, 34602♀, MEKRB, USNM, IDEA.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51.
PAGINATION 44–48, Figs. 2–11.
DNA VOUCHERS MISA043-19, MISA044-19, MISA045-19, MISA046-19, MISA047-19, MISA048-19, MISA049-19, MISA050-19
GENBANK
  • MN178134 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178135 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178136 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178137 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178138 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178139 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178140 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online
  • MN178141 Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020 :early online

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Chile   Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51. early online
Peru   Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51. early online

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinia spinosa Peru Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51. early online
Fabaceae Acacia macracantha Chile Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51. early online
Fabaceae Inga feuilleei Chile Davis, D. R., Farfán, J., Cerdena, J., Huanca-Mamani, W., Vargas, H. A., Vargas-Ortiz, M., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2020. Adenogasteria leguminivora Davis & Vargas gen. et sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new seed-feeding micromoth associated with Fabaceae in Peru and Chile. - Austral Entomology 59:37–51. early online
*   The first instar larva burrows into the fruit, a tiisue feeding larva chews on the cotyledons. The last tissue-feeding instar (fifth) drills the seed coat exiting the fruit. Pupation occurs within elongated whitish cocoon on a host plant leaf.