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Review of Cidariplura Butler, 1879 (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Herminiinae).
Part 1: the Cidariplura gladiata species complex

Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Nangang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan.
National Museum of Nature and Science, Amakubo 4, Tsukuba, 305-0005 Japan
Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China
Lepidoptera Noctuoidea labial palpi new species


The generic type species Cidariplura gladiata Butler, 1879 and its allies of the genus Cidariplura Butler, 1879 are reviewed. In total, there are seven recognized species ranging from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Vietnam; and we provide descriptions of three new species: C. nanling sp. nov., C. luding sp. nov., C. hbun sp. nov. The species C. shanmeii Wu & Owada, 2013 is re-described since the type series was the existence of specimens belonging to both C. shanmeii and C. hbun. Key to all belonging species is given.



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