The Stigmella paradoxa species-group (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae) in the USSR

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1991
Authors:R. Puplesis
Journal:Entomologica Scandinavica
Date Published:1991-04-30
Keywords:Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Stigmella juryi, Stigmella montana, Stigmella paradoxa, Stigmella pyrivora, Stigmella stigmaciella, Stigmella taeniola, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

A brief review and a key to the Holarctic Stigmella paradoxa species-group are given. Stigmella juryi sp. n. from the Crimea and western Kopet-Dag ridge (Turkmeniya) and S. montana sp. n. from the Turkestan ridge and western Tyan Shan are described. They represent the first records of the paradoxa group from the USSR.

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