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A new species of Eupithecia Curtis (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) from the Azapa Valley, northern Chile

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Author(s): Héctor A. Vargas

Journal: Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
ISSN 0085-5626

Volume: 55;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 568;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Eupithecia galapagosata | Eupithecia yubitzae | Neotropical | taxonomia | Eupithecia galapagosata | Eupithecia yubitzae | Neotropical | taxonomy

ABSTRACT
A new species of Eupithecia Curtis (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) from the Azapa Valley, northern Chile. Male and female adults of a new species of Eupithecia Curtis from the Arica Province, Chile are described and illustrated. The species is compared with E. yubitzae Vargas & Parra, 2004, from the same locality, and E. galapagosata Landry & Rindge 1995, from the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.Uma nova espécie de Eupithecia Curtis (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) do Vale de Azapa, norte do Chile. Macho e fêmea de uma nova espécie de Eupithecia Curtis da Província de Arica, Chile são descritos e ilustrados. A espécie é comparada com E. yubitzae Vargas & Parra, 2004, da mesma localidade, e E. galapagosata Landry & Rindge 1995, das Ilhas Galápagos, Equador.
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