Colombian Nepticuloidea and Tischerioidea: a small step out of obscurity

  • Jonas R. Stonis
  • Andrius Remeikis
  • Sergio A. Vargas
Keywords: Colombian fauna, leaf-mining insects, new species, Nepticulidae, Opostegidae, Tischeriidae


We summarize the results of the fieldwork conducted in southwestern Colombia in 2019 and report on new taxa discovered in Colombia. We provide a description of Stigmella foreroi Stonis & Vargas, sp. nov., recently discovered in the Valle del Cauca region, and encourage further research into the Colombian fauna.
General Biology