Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
versión impresa ISSN 0085-5626
PARRA, Luis E. y OGDEN, T. Heath. A new case constructing adelid moth from Chile (Lepidoptera). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.55, n.4, pp. 560-564. Epub 22-Dic-2011. ISSN 0085-5626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262011005000056.
A new case constructing adelid moth from Chile (Lepidoptera). The adult and larva of Ceromitia tubulifolia sp. nov. are described and illustrated. The larvae seem to be associated with sclerophyllous forest of central Chile. The larvae make a protective case from of a piece of leaf. The name phylloikos is proposed for this form of larval case. A review of the morphology and bionomics of this species are provided.
Palabras llave : Adelidae; Ceromitia tubulifolia sp. nov.; leaf litter; sclerophyllous; taxonomy.