A review of the Stigmella sorbi species-group with descriptions of two new species from Turkmenistan and Tadzhikistan (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1996
Authors:R. Puplesis, Diškus A.
Date Published:1996-12-01
Keywords:Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Stigmella, Stigmella aflatuniae, Stigmella cerasi, Stigmella plagicolella, Stigmella sorbi, Stigmella sorbi species-group, Stigmella subsorbi, Systematics, Tajikistan

The Stigmella sorbi species-group is reviewed, and two leaf-miner species on Cerasus and Aflatunia (Stigmella cerasi sp. n. and S. aflatiniae sp. n.) are described. The biology of S. subsorbi Puplesis is described for the first time. Illustrations of imagoes and genitalia of both sexes are provided.

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