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Four new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China.

Li H, Wang Z, Hu B - Zookeys (2015)

Bottom Line: Four new Epicephala species that feed on the seeds of Glochidionsphaerogynum (Phyllanthaceae) from Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserves in Hainan Province of China are described: Epicephaladomina sp. n., Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n. and Epicephalacamurella sp. n.The latter two species are also associated with Glochidionwrightii.Photographs of adults and genital structures are provided.

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Affiliation: College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China.

ABSTRACT
Four new Epicephala species that feed on the seeds of Glochidionsphaerogynum (Phyllanthaceae) from Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserves in Hainan Province of China are described: Epicephaladomina sp. n., Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n. and Epicephalacamurella sp. n. The latter two species are also associated with Glochidionwrightii. Photographs of adults and genital structures are provided.

No MeSH data available.


Adult morphology of Epicephala spp. 5–8 Adults: 5Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype 6Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype 7Epicephalacamurella sp. n., male paratype 8Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n., male paratype 9–10 Morphology of female proboscis: 9Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14297 (genitalia slide No. WZB14295 for determination) 10Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14298 (genitalia slide No. WZB14160 for determination). Scale bar: 2.0 mm (5–6); 0.5 mm (9, 10).
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Figure 2: Adult morphology of Epicephala spp. 5–8 Adults: 5Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype 6Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype 7Epicephalacamurella sp. n., male paratype 8Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n., male paratype 9–10 Morphology of female proboscis: 9Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14297 (genitalia slide No. WZB14295 for determination) 10Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14298 (genitalia slide No. WZB14160 for determination). Scale bar: 2.0 mm (5–6); 0.5 mm (9, 10).

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Four new species of Epicephala Meyrick, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) associated with two species of Glochidion (Phyllanthaceae) from Hainan Island in China.

Li H, Wang Z, Hu B - Zookeys (2015)

Adult morphology of Epicephala spp. 5–8 Adults: 5Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype 6Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype 7Epicephalacamurella sp. n., male paratype 8Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n., male paratype 9–10 Morphology of female proboscis: 9Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14297 (genitalia slide No. WZB14295 for determination) 10Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14298 (genitalia slide No. WZB14160 for determination). Scale bar: 2.0 mm (5–6); 0.5 mm (9, 10).
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Figure 2: Adult morphology of Epicephala spp. 5–8 Adults: 5Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype 6Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype 7Epicephalacamurella sp. n., male paratype 8Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n., male paratype 9–10 Morphology of female proboscis: 9Epicephaladomina sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14297 (genitalia slide No. WZB14295 for determination) 10Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., female paratype, head slide No. WZB14298 (genitalia slide No. WZB14160 for determination). Scale bar: 2.0 mm (5–6); 0.5 mm (9, 10).
Mentions: Figs 5, 9, 11, 15

Bottom Line: Four new Epicephala species that feed on the seeds of Glochidionsphaerogynum (Phyllanthaceae) from Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserves in Hainan Province of China are described: Epicephaladomina sp. n., Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n. and Epicephalacamurella sp. n.The latter two species are also associated with Glochidionwrightii.Photographs of adults and genital structures are provided.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China.

ABSTRACT
Four new Epicephala species that feed on the seeds of Glochidionsphaerogynum (Phyllanthaceae) from Yinggeling Mountain Nature Reserves in Hainan Province of China are described: Epicephaladomina sp. n., Epicephalaimpolliniferens sp. n., Epicephalaangustisaccula sp. n. and Epicephalacamurella sp. n. The latter two species are also associated with Glochidionwrightii. Photographs of adults and genital structures are provided.

No MeSH data available.