A revision of the genus Tineovertex Moriuti (Insecta

Lepidoptera: Tineidae), with descriptions of five new species

Guo Hua Huang, Toshiya Hirowatari, Min Wang

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Abstract

The genus Tineovertex Moriuti, 1982 is revised. Eleven species are recognized, including five new ones: T. hamoides, sp. nov., from Malaysia; T. expansa, sp. nov., from Malaysia and Brunei; T. fibriformis, sp. nov., from Malaysia; T. thailandia, sp. nov., from Thailand; and T. elongata, sp. nov., from China and Thailand. Adults and genitalia of all species are illustrated, and a key to the species is provided. Types of the new species are deposited in Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, Hunan, China; Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan; and The Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalZootaxa
Issue number2991
Publication statusPublished - Aug 10 2011

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A revision of the genus Tineovertex Moriuti (Insecta : Lepidoptera: Tineidae), with descriptions of five new species. / Huang, Guo Hua; Hirowatari, Toshiya; Wang, Min.

In: Zootaxa, No. 2991, 10.08.2011, p. 1-12.

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