Taxonomic revision of the genus Lecithocera (Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae) from Japan, with descriptions of two new species

Johei Oku, Yositaka Sakamaki, Toshiya Hirowatari

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Abstract

Six Japanese species of the genus Lecithocera Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 (Gelechioidea: Lecithoceridae) are treated: L. chersitis Meyrick, 1918; L. daebuensis Park & Lee, 1999; L. duplicata (Gozmány, 1978); L.Tridentata Wu & Liu, 1993; L. fascimaculata sp. nov.; and L. fuscialaris sp. nov. One species, L. duplicata (Gozmány, 1978), is reported for the first time from Japan. The male and female genitalia, wing venation, and adult appearance are illustrated for all the species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)540-554
Number of pages15
JournalZootaxa
Volume4996
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 6 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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