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Published: 2018-11-08
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Aquilargilla gen. nov., a new genus of Sterrhinae from China with description of two new species (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shijingshan District, Beijing 100049, China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Lepidoptera morphology Scopulini systematics taxonomy


A new genus Aquilargilla gen. nov., and two new species Aquilargilla ceratophora sp. nov., Aquilargilla basifixa sp. nov. are described from China. Illustrations of adults and genitalia are presented. The new genus is assigned to Scopulini on the basis of the morphological evidence. Comparisons of Aquilargilla with closely related genera are also provided.



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