Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae)

  • J. Tabell
  • M. Mutanen
  • R. Siloaho

Abstract

 Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland is described as new.

The species resemblesmost closely C. glitzella O. Hofmann, 1869, C. murinella

Tengström, 1848 and C. juncicolella Stainton, 1851 but has diagnostic differences

in its life history, external appearance, genitalmorphology as well as DNA

barcode. The new species feeds on Empetrum nigrum L. Adultmale and female,

their genitalia as well as larval case are illustrated, and the known distribution

range is given.DNAbarcodes are provided for the new species and its closestEuropean

relatives.

Published
2019-07-10
How to Cite
Tabell, J., Mutanen, M., & Siloaho, R. (2019). Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). Entomologica Fennica, 30(2), 49-56. https://doi.org/10.33338/ef.82918
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