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Published: 2018-12-07
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A new species of the genus Sazonia O. Gorbunov & Arita, 2001 from Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae)

A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, 119071 Moscow, Russia
Ida 2489, Iga-shi, Mie-ken, 518-0123 Japan
Lepidoptera Oriental Region Osminiini clearwing moths systematic taxonomy


A new clearwing moth species of the tribe Osminiini is described and illustrated from North Vietnam: Sazonia (Sazonia) vietnamica sp. nov. The female and the larval host plant are unknown. The genus Sazonia is recorded for the country for the first time. The holotype is deposited in the collection of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba (formerly the Natural Science Museum Tokyo).



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