Vallissiana universitaria Pereira & Arévalo, 2019

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSVallissiana
SPECIES universitaria
AUTHORPereira & Arévalo, 2019
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONVallissiana universitaria Pereira & Arévalo sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil, Rio Grande do Sul state, Porto Alegre municipality, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Campus do Vale, 30°4'23''S 51°7'33''W, 41 m, 30.viii.2015, leg. C. M. Pereira.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -30°4'23" Longitude: -51°7'33"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂ LMCI 337-01, LMCI; Paratypes 2♂, 1♀, genitalia slide CMP002-23/HAA146♂, LMCI, genitalia slides CMP002-46♂, CMP002-06♀, DZUP.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Pereira, C. M., Arévalo-Maldonado, H. A., Triberti, P., Brito, R., Isaias, R. M. S., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2019. Vallissiana universitaria (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new genus and species of leaf-mining moth associated with Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae) in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. - Zootaxa 4604(1):141–160.
PAGINATION 147–156, Figs 2–9.

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul Pereira, C. M., Arévalo-Maldonado, H. A., Triberti, P., Brito, R., Isaias, R. M. S., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2019. Vallissiana universitaria (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new genus and species of leaf-mining moth associated with Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae) in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. - Zootaxa 4604(1):141–160. 156

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Erythroxylaceae Erythroxylum argentinum Brazil Pereira, C. M., Arévalo-Maldonado, H. A., Triberti, P., Brito, R., Isaias, R. M. S., Gonçalves, G. L. & Moreira, G. R. P. 2019. Vallissiana universitaria (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): a new genus and species of leaf-mining moth associated with Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae) in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. - Zootaxa 4604(1):141–160. 156