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Published: 2016-11-23

A new species of Tambitnotia from Peru, with the first reported female of the genus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae)

McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA.
Bio-Resource and Environmental Center, Division of Life Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Bioengineering, Incheon National University, Songdo-dong, Incheon 22012, South Korea.
Lepidoptera Andean distribution Junín Neotropical Olethreutinae Peru South America taxonomy Tortricidae


Tambitnotia peruviana n. sp. (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae), is described from Junín Department, Peru, along with the first reported female for the genus. Illustrations of adults and genitalia are provided.



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