New genus and species of Yponomeutidae (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea) associated with Maytenus boaria Molina (Celastraceae) from Chile, with descriptions of immature stages and natural history observations

Danilo E. Cepeda

Abstract


A new genus and species of Yponomeutidae (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea) from Chile, Chileporter huemeri n. gen. and n. sp., is described based on adults, larvae and pupae. This is the second record of a specific herbivore associated with Maytenus boaria Molina.

Resumen. Se describe un nuevo género y especie de Yponomeutidae (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea) de Chile, Chileporter huemeri n. gen. y n. sp., basado en caracteres morfológicos del adulto, larva y pupa. Este corresponde al segundo registro de un herbívoro específico asociado a Maytenus boaria Molina.



Keywords


Yponomeutinae, Zelleria, Neotropical, taxonomy, chaetotaxy. Yponomeutinae, Zelleria, Neotropical, taxonomía, quetotaxia.

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