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Tabell, J., Mutanen, M., & Siloaho, R. (2019). Coleophora sirella Tabell & Mutanen, sp. n. from Finland (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). Entomologica Fennica, 30(2), 49-56.

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

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Author: Tabell, J.; Mutanen, M.1; Siloaho, R.
Organizations: 1Department of Ecology and Genetics, PO Box 3000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
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Version: published version
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Language: English
Published: Societas Entomologica Fennica, 2019
Publish Date: 2020-04-01


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. DNA barcodes are provided for the new species and its closest European relatives.

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Series: Entomologica Fennica
ISSN: 0785-8760
ISSN-E: 2489-4966
ISSN-L: 0785-8760
Volume: 30
Issue: 2
Pages: 49 - 56
DOI: 10.33338/ef.82918
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
Funding: We thank the Kone Foundation, Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Academy of Finland for support in barcoding through the Finnish Barcode of Life initiative.
Copyright information: © Entomologica Fennica. 10 July 2019. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.