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Stigmella epicosma (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae): First Distribution Records from Chile and First Host Plant Record

Author:
Vargas, H.A.
Source:
Neotropical entomology 2011 v.40 no.1 pp. 152-153
ISSN:
1519-566X
Subject:
Asteraceae, Stigmella, adults, host plants, larvae, leafminers, rearing, valleys, Chile
Abstract:
The presence of Stigmella epicosma (Meyrick) is reported for the first time from two coastal valleys from northern Chile: Azapa and Chaca. Adults examined were reared from leafminer larvae on Trixis cacalioides (Asteraceae), the first host plant known for S. epicosma.
Agid:
296076