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23a0022 – 0156.2   Neotischeria neotropicana (Diškus & Stonis, 2015)
Distribution Data for Neotischeria neotropicana
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Distribution: USA: Florida.
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Synonymy: Astrotischeria neotropicana Diškus & Stonis, 2015
Taxonomic Notes: Neotischeria neotropicana (Diškus & Stonis, 2015) is added is now recognized within the North American fauna in van Nieukerken & Eiseman in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023) from Florida. Formerly placed in the genus Astrotischeria, this species is transferred to Neotischeria Diškus & Stonis, 2021 in Stonis et al. (2021).
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  • Diškus, A. & J.R. Stonis, 2015. Astrotischeria neotropicana sp. nov. - a leaf-miner on Sida, Malvaceae, currently with the broadest distribution range in the Neotropics (Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae). Zootaxa, 4039(3): 456-466.
  • Eiseman, C.S., 2022. Leafminers of North America, 2nd edition, clxvii+2213pp. - book.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Stonis, J., Diškus, A., Remeikis, A., Paulavi?i?t?, B., Katinas, L. & Cumbicus, N., 2021. Differentiation of Paratischeria and Neotischeria gen. nov. (Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae), with a description of new, mostly Asteraceae-feeding species from Central and South America. Biologija, 67(3): 145-173.
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