The Ectoedemia (Fomoria) weaveri-group of the southern Balkans with a description of two new species (Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2000
Authors:A. Laštůvka, Laštůvka Z.
Journal:Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis
Date Published:2000
Keywords:Ectoedemia deschkai, Ectoedemia empetrifolii, Ectoedemia eriki, Ectoedemia luisae, Ectoedemia septembrella, Fomoria, Greece, Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Turkey

Revision of SE European species of the Ectoedemia (Fomoria) weaveri-group. Two new species are described: Ectoedemia (Fomoria) erzki sp.n. and E.(F.) empetrifolii sp.n. Ectoedemia (F.) deschkai (Klimesch, 1978) and Ectoedemia (F.) luisae (Klimesch, 1978) are redescribed. Adults, male and female genitalia and mines of all treated taxa are figured. Host plants of the newly described species are Hypericum olympicum L., H. perfoliatum L. and Hypericum sp. for E. (F.) eriki spa., and Hypericum empetrifolium Willd. for E.(F.) empetrifolii sp.n. Additional faunistic data are presented for Ectoedemia (F.) septembrella (Stainton, 1849) and E. (F.) deschkai.

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