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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.

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Map of Costa Rican collection sites for the four species of Notodontidae discussed here.
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Figure 12: Map of Costa Rican collection sites for the four species of Notodontidae discussed here.

Mentions: Symmerista luisdiegogomezi has been collected only between 2450 and 2600 m in the highland cloud forests dominated by Quercus trees in the foothills west of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range), southern Costa Rica (Fig. 49).


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

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

Map of Costa Rican collection sites for the four species of Notodontidae discussed here.
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Figure 12: Map of Costa Rican collection sites for the four species of Notodontidae discussed here.
Mentions: Symmerista luisdiegogomezi has been collected only between 2450 and 2600 m in the highland cloud forests dominated by Quercus trees in the foothills west of the Cordillera de Talamanca (Talamanca Mountain Range), southern Costa Rica (Fig. 49).

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.