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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.


Ultimate instar of Elymiotis tlotzin 90-SRNP-1223 on its food plant (Rhamnaceae: Zizyphus guatemalensis).
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Figure 11: Ultimate instar of Elymiotis tlotzin 90-SRNP-1223 on its food plant (Rhamnaceae: Zizyphus guatemalensis).

Mentions: (Figs 46, 47, 48). 33 rearing records from Sector Santa Rosa, ACG.


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

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

Ultimate instar of Elymiotis tlotzin 90-SRNP-1223 on its food plant (Rhamnaceae: Zizyphus guatemalensis).
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Figure 11: Ultimate instar of Elymiotis tlotzin 90-SRNP-1223 on its food plant (Rhamnaceae: Zizyphus guatemalensis).
Mentions: (Figs 46, 47, 48). 33 rearing records from Sector Santa Rosa, ACG.

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.