Sericostola to Glyphipterigidae, with a new species from Costa Rica (Lepidoptera: Copromorphoidea).

J. B. Heppner

Abstract


The Neotropical genus Sericostola Meyrick, 1927, and its type-species, S. rhodanopa Meyrick, 1927, from Colombia, are given a modern description and reassigned from Yponomeutidae to Glyphipterigidae. Nearest relatives appear to be in the genus Cotaena Walker or Myrsila Walker. A new species from Costa Rica, S. semibrunnea, is described and assigned to Sericostola.

Keywords


Brenthia; Choreutidae; Colombia; Cotaena; Myrsila; Neotropical; Sericostola semibrunnea n. sp.; Yponomeutidae

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