Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006

NZOR Identifier: 5ebc8caa-fe5b-4dd3-aba4-410900147e7e

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id 36fb8a22-3f6e-4652-96ae-7c085d460c0a)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
subphylum
Hexapoda
class
Insecta
subclass
Dicondylia
infraclass
Pterygota
superorder
Neoptera
order
Lepidoptera
family
Pterolonchidae
genus
Houdinia
species
Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006

Providers

NZAC
NZIB
Provider Contribution Summary

Biostatus

Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Biome
Terrestrial
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Endemic
Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Endemic

Scientific Name

Authority
Hoare, Dugdale & Watts
Rank
species
Micro-reference (page)
576–580
Year
2006
Nomenclatural Comment
The specific name ‘flexilissima’ (superlative of the Latin adjective ‘flexilis’) means ‘very flexible or ‘pliable’. It refers to the extraordinary larva of the new species., Holotype. ♂, New Zealand, WO, 37.19S, 175.27E, Torehape wetland (mine site), emg. 21 Oct 2004, R. Hoare, C. Watts; larva / pupa in stem of Sporadanthus ferrugineus 14 Oct 2004. Paratypes. New Zealand: WO, 6♂, 6♀, same data as holotype, but emg. 23.x (2♂♂), 24.x (1♂), 25.x (1♂ (NZAC), 1♀(CSNZ)), 26.x (1♂), 27.x (1♂, 2♀), 28.x (1♀), 29.x (2♀♀); 2♂♂, 5♀♀ (NZAC), 2♂♂, 1♀ (CSNZ), 1♂, 1♀ (BMNH), 1♂, 1♀ (MZH), same locality, disturbed from Sporadanthus ferrugineus by day, 30.x.2004, R. Hoare, C. Watts ; 1♀, 37.19.3S, 175.27.6E, Torehape wetland (Dept. of Conservation Reserve), at night, 14.x.2004, R. Hoare, C. Watts, A. Emmerson; 2♂♂, 1♀, 37.57S, 175.23E, Moanatuatua Swamp, emg. 25.x (1♂), 28.x.2004 (1♂, 1♀), C. Watts, larvae / pupae in stems of Sporadanthus ferrugineus x.2004., Terrestrial
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
No

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
36fb8a22-3f6e-4652-96ae-7c085d460c0a
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Houdinia (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006 (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
9dc48900-30f8-41a6-bd42-100435c26c1d
According to
Macfarlane, R. P.; Maddison, P. A.; Andrew, I. G.; Berry, J. A.; Johns, P. M.; Hoare, R. J. B.; Lariviere, M.-C.; Greenslade, P.; Henderson, R. C.; Smithers, C. N.; Palma, R. L.; Ward, J. B.; Pilgrim, R. L. C.; Towns, D. R.; McLellan, I. D.; Teulon, D. A. J.; Hitchings, T. R.; Eastop, V. F.; Martin, N. A.; Fletcher, M. J.; Stufkens, M. A. W.; Dale, P. J.; Burckhardt, D.; Buckley, T. R.; Trewick, S. A. Ch.9: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects. Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.
Preferred Name
Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
58a97bf8-b791-46d2-a61c-3f02042ac899
According to
Hoare, R.J.B.; Dugdale, J.S.; Watts, C. 2006: The world’s thinnest caterpillar? A new genus and species of Batrachedridae (Lepidoptera) from Sporadanthus ferrugineus (Restionaceae), a threatened New Zealand plant. Invertebrate Systematics 20(5): 571-583.
Has Parent
Houdinia

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
6a4eef42-eaee-4607-af91-59348ed09308
According to
NZAC (2012-) New Zealand Arthropod Collection Names Database - Name based concepts
Has Parent
Houdinia

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
4f207c49-62c5-4f1a-a92b-744c8fd39108
According to
Macfarlane, R.P.; Andrew, I.G.; Berry, J.A.; Johns, P.M.; Hoare, R.J.B.; Lariviere, M-C.; Grenslade, P.; Henderson, R.C.; Smithers, C.N.; Palma, R.L.; Ward, J.B.; Pilgrm, R.L.C.; Towns, D.R.; McLellan, I.; Teulon, D.A.J.; Hitchings, T.R.; Eeastop, V.F.; Martin, N.A.; Fletcher, M.J.; Stufkens, M.A.W.; Dale, P.J.; Burckhardt, D.; Buckley, T.R. 9: Phylum ARTHROPODA subphylum hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.
Preferred Name
Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
c5816403-c0d9-438f-adca-af18ca7c346e
According to
Hoare, R.J.B.; Dugdale, J.S.; Watts, C. 2006: The world’s thinnest caterpillar? A new genus and species of Batrachedridae (Lepidoptera) from Sporadanthus ferrugineus (Restionaceae), a threatened New Zealand plant. Invertebrate Systematics 20(5): 571-583.
Preferred Name
Houdinia flexilissima Hoare, Dugdale & Watts, 2006

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
4716e17a-788f-422d-b657-eba5058b0099
According to
NZAC (2012-) New Zealand Arthropod Collection Names Database - Name based concepts
Has Parent
Houdinia

No subordinate taxa

No vernacular applications

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