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Published: 2020-01-21
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­­­­­­A new species of the genus Toleria Walker, [1865] from northern Vietnam and Laos with establishment of a new generic synonymy in Cissuvorini (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae)

University of Melbourne, School of BioSciences, Parkville, 3000 Victoria, Australia.
Environmental Pollution Research & Analysis Center Co., Ltd, Hanasakidai 2-201, Moriyama-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken, 463-0808 Japan.
Imagawa-cho 3-407, Kariya-shi, Aichi-ken, 448-0005 Japan.
Lepidoptera Toleria aritai Dasysphecia Glossosphecia Chimaerosphecia China bumblebee mimicry new synonymy new combinations


A new species of Toleria Walker, [1865], T. aritai Ogane & Kallies spec. nov., is described from Vietnam and Laos. Superficially, it resembles species of the genus Dasysphecia Hampson, 1919 but differs by venation and genitalia characters. The tribe Cissuvorini is briefly reviewed. Chimaerosphecia Strand, [1916] syn. rev. is considered a younger subjective synonym of Toleria. The following new combinations are introduced: Toleria aegerides (Strand, [1916]) comb. nov., Toleria colochelyna (Bryk, 1947) comb. nov., Toleria sinensis (Walker, [1865]) comb. rev. and Glossosphecia sinensis (Wang & Yang, 2002) comb. nov.



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