New species of plant mining Lepidoptera (Nepticulidae, Tischeriidae) from central Asia

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1988
Authors:R. K. Puplesis
Keywords:Coptotriche longispicula, Ectoedemia ingloria, Ectoedemia insignata, Ectoedemia petrosa, Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, Stigmella acerna, Stigmella aiderensis, Stigmella bicolor, Stigmella juratae, Stigmella klimeschi, Stigmella kondarai, Stigmella semiaurea, Tajikistan, Tischeriidae, Turkmenistan

The description of 10 new species of the Nepticulidae and 1 new species of the Tischeriidae from Tadjikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan (USSR) are given. Most of the new nepticulid moths belong to the genus Stigmella SCHRANK and are included in the S. malella STT., S. ultima PUPL. and S. salicis STT. groups. Three new species are described in the genus Ectoedemia BUSCK.

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