Revalidation Of Oliera Brèthes (Lepidoptera: Cecidosidae) Based On A Redescription Of O. Argentinana And Dna Analysis Of Neotropical Cecidosids

@inproceedings{Moreira2012RevalidationOO,
  title={Revalidation Of Oliera Br{\`e}thes (Lepidoptera: Cecidosidae) Based On A Redescription Of O. Argentinana And Dna Analysis Of Neotropical Cecidosids},
  author={G. Moreira and G. Gonçalves and R. P. Eltz and Germ{\'a}n San Blas and D. R. Davis},
  year={2012}
}
  • G. Moreira, G. Gonçalves, +2 authors D. R. Davis
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Larvae of Oliera argentinana, Brèthes 1916 (Lepidoptera: Cecidosidae) were rediscovered inducing spindle-shaped galls enclosed within swollen stems of Schinus (Anacardiaceae) in central Argentina and Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil. Male, female, immature stages, and plant galls of O. argentinana are redescribed, using optical and scanning electron microscopy. The genus Oliera Brèthes, 1916, previously a junior synonym of Cecidoses Curtis, 1835, is revalidated, by comparing… CONTINUE READING
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