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An illustrated catalogue of the Neotropical Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) with new data on primary types

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dc.contributor.author Prins, Jurate De en
dc.contributor.author Arévalo-Maldonado, Helber Adrián en
dc.contributor.author Davis, Donald R. en
dc.contributor.author Landry, Bernard en
dc.contributor.author Vargas, Héctor A. en
dc.contributor.author Davis, Mignon M. en
dc.contributor.author Brito, Rosângela en
dc.contributor.author Fochezato, Júlia en
dc.contributor.author Ohshima, Issei en
dc.contributor.author Moreira, Gilson Rudinei Pires en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-09T02:02:00Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-09T02:02:00Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Prins, Jurate De, Arévalo-Maldonado, Helber Adrián, Davis, Donald R., Landry, Bernard, Vargas, Héctor A., Davis, Mignon M., Brito, Rosângela, Fochezato, Júlia, Ohshima, Issei, and Moreira, Gilson Rudinei Pires. 2019. "<a href="https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/96258">An illustrated catalogue of the Neotropical Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) with new data on primary types</a>." <em>Zootaxa</em>. 4575 (1):1&ndash;110. <a href="https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4575.1.1">https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4575.1.1</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1175-5326
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10088/96258
dc.description.abstract Gracillariidae leaf miners include 1987 species of poorly studied micromoths for which the majority of the diversity has been described from temperate regions. The Neotropics harbors one of the richest faunas of Gracillariidae, but the rate of taxon descriptions has been slow because of limited sampling and taxonomic activity. In this illustrated catalogue, we provide, for the first time, 476 high resolution illustrations for the 201 species of named gracillariids occurring in the region and revise their classification, newly considering the family-group names Oecophyllembiini stat. nov., Marmarini stat. nov., and Parornichini stat. nov. as tribes of Phyllocnistinae, in the first two cases and Gracillariinae in the last case respectively. Two species, Sauterina hexameris (Meyrick, 1921) comb. nov. and S. phiaropis (Meyrick, 1921) comb. nov., are transferred to Sauterina from Gracillaria. By making taxonomic, distributional, molecular and biological data available in a concise form, we aim to facilitate taxonomic work on Neotropical gracillariids, and in turn to enhance studies in general on poorly studied organisms such as parasitoids from this biogeographical region. en
dc.relation.ispartof Zootaxa en
dc.title An illustrated catalogue of the Neotropical Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) with new data on primary types en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 150725
dc.identifier.doi 10.11646/zootaxa.4575.1.1
rft.jtitle Zootaxa
rft.volume 4575
rft.issue 1
rft.spage 1
rft.epage 110
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Entomology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage 1
dc.citation.epage 110


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