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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4216.1.6

Revision of the genus Kailasha (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae) from Oriental region, with description of one new species

BAYARSAIKHAN ULZIIJARGAL, SOL-MOON NA, YANG-SEOP BAE

Abstract


The genus Kailasha Singh & Kirti of Erebidae in Oriental Region is reviewed, with six species including a new species, Kailasha babensis Bae & Bayarsaikhan, sp. n., which is closely similar to effracta group in the superficial characters. Two species, K. pellucida (Rothschild), comb. n. and K. angkorensis Bayarsaikhan & Bae, comb. n., are newly combined from the genus Cyana Walker. Brief descriptions on all known species, with illustrations of adults and both sexes of genitalia are provided. A key to species is given.

 


Keywords


Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Kailasha effracta, taxonomy, new species, Vietnam, Oriental

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