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A new species of Phyllonorycter (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) from Kenya discovered by using the sex attractant Z8-tetradecen-1-yl acetate
KTH, School of Chemical Science and Engineering (CHE), Chemistry, Organic Chemistry. (Ecological Chemistry)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1719-2294
2006 (English)In: Zootaxa, ISSN 1175-5326, E-ISSN 1175-5334, no 1124, 55-68 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Phyllonorycter obandai, new species, was discovered in Kenya using traps baited with the synthetic sex attractant Z8-tetradecen-1-yl acetate. This is the first species of Phyllonorycter recorded from Kenya. External morphological features of adult males, along with their genitalia are described and illustrated from specimens attracted to the traps. A distribution map for P. obandai is also presented.

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2006. no 1124, 55-68 p.
Keyword [en]
Phyllonorycter obandai, new species, Kenya, Phyllonorycter, Lithocolletinae, Gracillariidae, morphology, sex attractant, pheromone, Afrotropical
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Biological Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-37475ISI: 000235181600004ScopusID: 2-s2.0-33745292559OAI: diva2:434012

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Available from: 2011-08-12 Created: 2011-08-12 Last updated: 2016-05-25Bibliographically approved

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