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Type: Article
Published: 2016-06-01
Page range: 1-18
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Two new Neonerita Hampson species with redescription of Neonerita dorsipuncta Hampson, 1901 (Lepidoptera: Erebiidae: Arctiinae: Phaegopterina)

Special Adviser Direction Regionale de l'environnement, de l'aménagement et du logement Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées
Arctiinae Phaegopterina Neotropical fauna Neonerita molecular phylogeny biogeography.


Two new species of the genus Neonerita are described from Guatemala and French Guiana: Neonerita bernardoespinozai sp. nov. and Neonerita martinezi sp. nov. Detailed species descriptions are based upon morphological and molecular characters as well as distribution data. These new taxa are discussed and compared to Neonerita dorsipuncta, species with which both new species were confused with up to now.