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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3609.2.4

An annotated list of the Opostegidae of the Himalaya, with a description of Pseudopostega brevicaudata sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea)

JONAS RIMANTAS STONIS, ANDRIUS REMEIKIS, VIRGINIJUS SRUOGA

Abstract


Seven species of Opostegidae are reported from the Himalaya:Opostegoides pelorrhoa (Meyrick, 1915), Pseudopostega frigida (Meyrick, 1906), P. nepalensis Puplesis & Robinson, 1999, P. zelopa (Meyrick, 1905), Pseudopostega brevicaudata Remeikis & Stonis, sp. nov., Opostega chalcophylla Meyrick, 1910 and one documented but left unnamed Opostegoides species. Genital structures of all species treated herein are illustrated with photographs for the first time.


Keywords


Himalaya, new species, Opostegidae, Pseudopostega, taxonomy

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