New Ithutomus species from Chile (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae).

M. A. Beéche, L. E. Parra


A new species of microlepidoptera, Ithutomus valdivianus n. sp., from Chile, is described. Its host and its diagnostic characters are indicated.

Se describe a Ithutomus valdivianus sp. nov. de microlepidóptero de Chile; se señala su hospedero y se indican los caracteres diagnósticos para la identificatión de las especies del género Ithutomus.


biology; hostplants; immature stages; Ithutomus valdivianus n. sp.; larvae; Neotropical; South America; Winteraceae

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