Contribution to the knowledge of Central Asiatic Microlepidoptera with description of new species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1998
Authors:V. Sruoga, Puplesiene J.
Journal:Acta Zoologica Lituanica
Keywords:Central Asia, Ectoedemia spinosella, Elachistidae, gracillariidae, karyotypes, Lepidoptera, Microlepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Stigmella crataegella, Tischeriidae, Turkmenistan

Abstract. New data on leaf-mining Lepidoptera from Central Asia are presented. Elachista levasi Sruoga sp. n. from Turkmenistan is described. Descriptions of external features and male genitalia are presented and figured in detail. For the first time female of Cosmiotes pallens Sruoga and C. amseli Parenti are described and their genitalia figured. C. kopetdagica Sruoga is synonimized with C. amseli Parenti. Karyotypes of the leaf-mining Lepidoptera species Ectoedemia spinosella (Joannis), Stigmella crataegella (Klimesch), Tischeria marginea (Haworth), T. angusticolella (Duponchel), T. rosella Gerasimov, Phyllonorycter connexella (Zeller), Ph. juglandicola (Kuznetzov), Ph. malella (Gerasimov), Ph. platani (Staudinger), Perittia tectusella Sruoga, Coleophora ornatipennella (H¸bner) are presented.

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