Telamoptilia hibiscivora Davis & Davis, 2017

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSTelamoptilia
SPECIES hibiscivora
AUTHORDavis & Davis, 2017
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTelamoptilia hibiscivora D. and M. Davis, new species
TYPE LOCALITYUnited States, Maryland, Anne Arundel Co., South River Marsh, Rt. 450, 38°59'N 76°36'W, mine on Hibiscus moscheutos L. 17.ix.1989, em. 17.ii.1990, leg. D.R. Davis.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 38°59'0" Longitude: -76°36'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, Type No 013254 15, genitalia slide USNM 005273♂, USNM; Paratypes 42♂, 47♀, 28 larvae, 3 pupae, larval slides USNM 30473, 30478, 30507, 30969, genitalia slides DRD 30765♀, 34679♀, 34678♀, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13.
PAGINATION 3–7, Figs. 1, 2, 5–9, 14–67
DNA VOUCHERS USNENT 00657240, USNENT 00657246, USNENT 00657247
GENBANK
  • KX038712 Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017 :5

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mexico   Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 7
United States, US Maryland Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 7
United States, US Louisiana Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 7
United States, US Texas Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 7

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Malvaceae Hibiscus moscheutos U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Davis, M. M. 2017. First report of the genus Telamoptilia from western hemisphere with description of two new species (Gracillariidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 71(4):1–13. 7