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The Geometridae of Ethiopia III: genus Zamarada (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Ennominae, Cassymini)

Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences—University of Molise—Via De Sanctis, I-86100 Campobasso, Italy
SNSB-Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Münchhausenstraße 21, D-81247 München, Germany
Lepidoptera Africa DNA Barcoding integrative taxonomy new species


We present faunistic and taxonomic data for the genus Zamarada (Geometridae, Ennominae, Cassymini) in Ethiopia. With this contribution, the number of Zamarada species in Ethiopia increases from 16 to 23. One species Zamarada erugatoides sp. n. is described as new. Zamarada iobathra Prout, 1932 and Zamarada polyctemon Prout, 1932 are downgraded from species rank to subspecies of Zamarada euryscaphes Prout, 1915 (stat. n.). The female of Zamarada eurygnathus Fletcher, 1974 and Zamarada chrysothyra Hampson, 1909 and the male of Zamarada secutaria (Guenée, 1858) are described for the first time.



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