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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4446.1.8

Four new species of the genus Eudarcia Clemens, 1880 (Lepidoptera: Meessiidae) from Crimea

YURIY I. BUDASHKIN, OLEKSIY BIDZILYA

Abstract


Four species of the genus Eudarcia are described as new from Crimea: E. ajpetrica sp. nov., E. kimmeriella sp. nov., E. rutjani sp. nov. and E. zagulajevi sp. nov. All newly discovered species belong to the palanfreella-species group. The identification key, based on external and genitalia characters for the Eudarcia species from Crimea, is provided.

 


Keywords


Lepidoptera, habitats, life history, palanfreella-species group, Ukraine

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