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American Asteraceae-feeding Astrotischeria species with a highly modified, three-lobed valva in the male genitalia (Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae)

Abstract:

We review eleven Astrotischeria Puplesis Diškus (Lepidoptera: Tischeriidae) species which possess a novel character for the Tischeriidae family: a highly modified valva of the male genitalia with one ventral and two dorsal lobes (or processes). The species are distributed in the Americas, including the USA, Caribbean (St. Thomas), Central America (Belize, Guatemala and Honduras), and South America (Ecuador, Bolivia, and Brazil). Species for which the biology has been studied are associa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.11646/zootaxa.4469.1.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7935-6111
Publisher:
Magnolia Press
Journal:
Zootaxa More from this journal
Volume:
4469
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-69
Place of publication:
New Zealand
Publication date:
2018-09-03
Acceptance date:
2018-07-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1175-5334
ISSN:
1175-5326
Pmid:
30313430
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
917748
Local pid:
pubs:917748
Deposit date:
2020-11-01

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