Taxonomy and biology of a new Oecophoridae (Lepidoptera) from central ChileRevista Chilena de Historia Natural (2001)
AbstractThe adult, larva, and pupa of Afdera jimenae Ogden & Parra sp. nov. are described and illustrated. Larvae live in leaf litter throughout all instars and are generalists feeding upon the fallen leaves of a number of different plant species of sclerophyllous forests. Comments on morphological details and bionomics of this species are given. This is the second species of Afdera know for Chile.
- Afdera jimenae,
- leaf litter,
- sclerophyllous forest,
Citation InformationT. Heath Ogden. "Taxonomy and biology of a new Oecophoridae (Lepidoptera) from central Chile" Revista Chilena de Historia Natural Vol. 74 (2001)
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