Seven new species of the subgenus Glaucolepis Braun from southern Europe (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae, Trifurcula)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:Z. Laštůvka, Laštůvka A.
Journal:Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis
Date Published:2007-11
Keywords:Crete, France, glaucolepis, Greece, host plant, Lamiaceae, Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae, New species, Portugal, Sardinia, Spain, Trifurcula, Trifurcula alypella, Trifurcula andalusica, Trifurcula bleonella, Trifurcula corleyi, Trifurcula hamirella, Trifurcula helladica, Trifurcula lavandulae, Trifurcula montana, Trifurcula pederi, Trifurcula salvifoliae, Trifurcula saturejae, Trifurcula stoechadella

Seven new species of the subgenus Glaucolepis Braun, 1917 of the genus Trifurcula Zeller, 1848 have been described from southern Europe, viz. Trifurcula (Glaucolepis) helladica Z. Laštůvka & A. Laštůvkasp. n. from Peloponnisos and Crete, Greece, T. (G.) corleyi Z. Laštůvka & A. Laštůvka sp. n. fromSpain and Portugal, T. (G.) andalusica Z. Laštůvka & A. Laštůvka sp. n. from Andalusia, T. (G.) pederiZ. Laštůvka & A. Laštůvka sp. n. and T. (G.) salvifoliae Z. Laštůvka & A. Laštůvka sp. n. from variousparts of Spain, T. (G.) montana Z. Laštůvka, A. Laštůvka & van Nieukerken sp. n. from Spain and Sardinia,and T. (G.) lavandulae sp. n. from Spain and southern France. The bionomics of five species isunknown, the host plant of T. (G.) salvifoliae sp. n. is Salvia lavandulifolia Vahl, those of T. (G.) lavandulaesp. n. are Lavandula latifolia Medicus and L. angustifolia Miller.

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