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Published: 2017-08-17

Description of a new Aemene Walker, 1854 from North Thailand and Myanmar, with a checklist of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae)

Altai State University, Lenina str. 61, RF-656049, Barnaul, Russia; Tomsk State University, Institute of Biology, Ecology, Soil Science, Agriculture and Forestry, Lenina Avenue, 36, RF-634050, Tomsk, Russia.
Tiergartenstrasse 27, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.
Altai State University, Lenina str. 61, RF-656049, Barnaul, Russia.
Lepidoptera Lithosiini Cistheniina Aemene new species new synonym checklist Asia

Abstract

A new species of the genus Aemene Walker, 1854, Aemene eudonioides Volynkin & Černý, sp. nov. is described from North Thailand and Myanmar. The diagnostic comparison is made with Aemene taeniata Fixsen, 1887. The new synonymy is established: Aemene taeniata (Fixsen, 1887) = Siccia v-nigra Hampson, 1900, syn. nov. The checklist of Aemene taxa from the Oriental and Palaearctic Regions is presented.

 

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