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Published: 2020-10-30
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Huangilene, a new genus for the Miltochrista alikangiae (Strand, 1917)
species-group, with descriptions of three new species from Indochina,
continental China and Taiwan (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

Altai State University, Lenina Av. 61, RF-656049, Barnaul, Russia. ational Research Tomsk State University, Lenina Av., 36, RF-634050, Tomsk, Russia
Tiergartenstrasse 27, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.
Lepidoptera Asia China Thailand Vietnam Taiwan the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex new genus new species new combination lectotype type locality


The new genus Huangilene Volynkin & Černý, gen. n. is erected for the Miltochrista alikangiae (Strand, 1917) species-group with Lyclene kepica Dubatolov & Bucsek, 2013 as the type species. Three new species are described: H. odontotilepida Volynkin & Černý, sp. n. (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos), H. kutzscheri Volynkin & Černý, sp. n. (continental China and Taiwan Isl.) and H. apoklinousa Volynkin & Černý, sp. n. (Vietnam). Four new combinations are established: Huangilene kepica (Dubatolov & Bucsek, 2013), comb. n., H. pseudolutara (N. Singh & Kirti, 2016), comb. n., H. alikangiae alikangiae (Strand, 1917), comb. n. H. alikangiae intermedia (Marumo, 1923), comb. n. The lectotype is designated for Asura obsoleta Form alikangiae Strand, 1917, the species’ type locality is fixed as “Karapin” (Taiwan, Chiayi County, Chaoliping).



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