oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Evidence that the two currently recognized nominal species of Tucumania Dyar (Lepidoptera: Phycitidae) are not distinct
|Article Title||Evidence that the two currently recognized nominal species of Tucumania Dyar (Lepidoptera: Phycitidae) are not distinct|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Plant Protection Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown|
|Publication Date||Sep 1986|
|Pages||267 - 274|
|Keyword(s)||Illustrations, Lepidoptera: Phycitidae, Morphological and biological evidence, Species level identity, T. porrecta, T. tapiacola and Tucumania|
Morphological and biological evidence is presented of the species level identity of the two currently recognized nominal species placed in the genus Tucumania Dyar. T. porrecta Dyar is treated as a new junior subjective synonym of T. tapiacola Dyar.
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