A revision of the genus Ivanauskiella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Bidzilya Oleksiy, Karsholt Ole, Šumpich Jan
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 63(1): 135-164, 2023
Published online: 11th May 2023
Abstract: We revise the genus Ivanauskiella Ivinskis & Piskunov, 1980. Six new
species are described: I. sutteri sp. nov. (Greece: Crete), I. bovis sp. nov.
(Morocco), I. nigripunctata sp. nov. (Spain), I. annekristinae sp. nov. (France:
Corsica), I. limoniella sp. nov. (Bulgaria, Ukraine, Turkey, Russia), I.
albimarginata sp. nov. (Armenia, Iran). Ivanauskiella turkmenica Ivinskis &
Piskunov, 1980, sp. restit., is reinstated as a separate species from synonymy
with I. psamathias (Meyrick, 1891). Updated distribution records are provided
for all ten species recognised in Ivanauskiella. Illustrations of adults, and
male and female genitalia are provided, as well as data on the DNA barcode when
Key words: Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Ivanauskiella, Limonium, cytochrome oxidase I, DNA barcoding, host plant, new records, new species, revision, taxonomy, Palaearctic Region