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Insecta Mundi 0565: 1–6.


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Una nueva especie del género Eugnosta Hübner, E. lankinae n.sp. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), es descrita para la Provincia de Elqui, Chile. Se entregan los caracteres morfológicos del adulto y las fi guras de la genitalia masculina. Además se discute su posición sistemática con dos especies congéneres Neotropicales.

A new species of the genus Eugnosta Hübner, E. lankinae n.sp. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is described from the Elqui Province in Chile. Male adult morphology, including genitalia, are fi gured. The systematic position in relation to two closely related Neotropical species is discussed.