A new genus for <i>Argyroploce streblopa</i> Meyrick, 1936 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae)

  • Józef Razowski 1Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Systematic Zoology, Slawkowska 17, Krakow, Poland
  • John W. Brown
Keywords: Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, food plant, Guatemala, Mexico, Neopotamia, Neotropical, Panama, Venezuela

Abstract

Streblopotamia gen. nov. from the Neotropical region is described and illustrated. The new genus includes the type species S.
streblopa (Meyrick, 1936) comb. nov., which is recorded from Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Puerto
Rico, and Venezuela; and S. oblita (Razowski & Becker, 2018) comb. nov. from Brazil. Larva of S. streblopa have been reared from
the fruit of Protium panamense (Burseraceae) and Beilschmiedia pendula (Lauraceae) in Panama.

Author Biography

John W. Brown
Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
Published
2018-12-13