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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
Print version ISSN 0085-5626
VARGAS, Héctor A.. A new species of Lioptilodes Zimmerman (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) from northern Chile. Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2010, vol.54, n.3, pp. 428-430. ISSN 0085-5626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262010000300011.
Male and female adults of a new species of Lioptilodes Zimmerman (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) are described and illustrated. Immature stages are associated with Baccharis scandens (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers. (Asteraceae). The species was collected in two localities of northern Chile: near sea level in the Azapa valley, in the coastal desert of Arica Province and at 3000 m elevation in Socoroma, Parinacota Province.
Keywords : Asteraceae; Baccharis scandens; Neotropical; taxonomy.