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Four new species of Symmerista Hübner, 1816 (Notodontidae, Nystaleinae) from Costa Rica.

Chacón IA, Janzen DH, Hallwachs W - Zookeys (2014)

Bottom Line: All are from the cloud forests of the Talamanca moutain range, southern Costa Rica.Photographs of the adults, male and female genitalia, and barcodes are also provided.The species Symmerista tlotzin Schaus (1892) is removed from Symmerista and assigned to the genus Elymiotis Walker as a new combination.

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Affiliation: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), Apdo. 22-3100, Santo Domingo de, Heredia, Costa Rica.

ABSTRACT
The genus Symmerista Hübner (Notodontidae, Nystaleinae) is reviewed for Costa Rica, based on 49 wild-caught specimens. Four species are newly described: Symmerista luisdiegogomezi Chacón, Symmerista inbioi Chacón, Symmerista minaei Chacón and Symmerista aura Chacón. All are from the cloud forests of the Talamanca moutain range, southern Costa Rica. Photographs of the adults, male and female genitalia, and barcodes are also provided. The species Symmerista tlotzin Schaus (1892) is removed from Symmerista and assigned to the genus Elymiotis Walker as a new combination.

No MeSH data available.


Symmerista aura26, 27 Paratype male dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002442681 28, 29 Paratype female dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002549508.
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Figure 7: Symmerista aura26, 27 Paratype male dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002442681 28, 29 Paratype female dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002549508.

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Four new species of Symmerista Hübner, 1816 (Notodontidae, Nystaleinae) from Costa Rica.

Chacón IA, Janzen DH, Hallwachs W - Zookeys (2014)

Symmerista aura26, 27 Paratype male dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002442681 28, 29 Paratype female dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002549508.
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Figure 7: Symmerista aura26, 27 Paratype male dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002442681 28, 29 Paratype female dorsal and ventral INBIOCRI002549508.
Mentions: Figs 26–35

Bottom Line: All are from the cloud forests of the Talamanca moutain range, southern Costa Rica.Photographs of the adults, male and female genitalia, and barcodes are also provided.The species Symmerista tlotzin Schaus (1892) is removed from Symmerista and assigned to the genus Elymiotis Walker as a new combination.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), Apdo. 22-3100, Santo Domingo de, Heredia, Costa Rica.

ABSTRACT
The genus Symmerista Hübner (Notodontidae, Nystaleinae) is reviewed for Costa Rica, based on 49 wild-caught specimens. Four species are newly described: Symmerista luisdiegogomezi Chacón, Symmerista inbioi Chacón, Symmerista minaei Chacón and Symmerista aura Chacón. All are from the cloud forests of the Talamanca moutain range, southern Costa Rica. Photographs of the adults, male and female genitalia, and barcodes are also provided. The species Symmerista tlotzin Schaus (1892) is removed from Symmerista and assigned to the genus Elymiotis Walker as a new combination.

No MeSH data available.