Additions to the plume moth fauna of The Bahamas (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) with description of four new species

  • Records of Bahamas plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) collected since 2011 are summarized and four new species described: Michaelophorus salensis Matthews, new species, Oidaematophorus androsensis Matthews, new species, Hellinsia bahamensis Matthews, new species, and Hellinsia lucayana Matthews, new species. Species accounts including illustrations of adults and genitalia, diagnoses, larval hosts, habitats, and distributions are provided. Of the 23 species found, new larval host associations are reported for two species while the life histories remain unknown for seven species.

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Author:Deborah L. Matthews, Jacqueline Y. MillerGND, Mark J. Simon, Gary J. Goss
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (708)
Publisher:Flora & Fauna Publ.
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2019/07/11
Date of first Publication:2019/06/07
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/11/25
Tag:Adaina; Dejongia; Emmelina; Exelastis; Hellinsia; Lantanophaga; Lioptilodes; Lucayan Archipelago; Megalorhipida; Michaelophorus; Oidaematophorus; Postplatyptilia; Sphenarches; Stenoptilodes; hostplants; life history
Issue:article 708
Page Number:38
First Page:1
Last Page:36
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0