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Published: 2021-01-11
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Genus Lepidozonates Park (Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae) from China, with description of a new species

College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
Lepidoptera Gelechioidea new record new synonym taxonomy Torodorinae


Four species of the genus Lepidozonates Park, 2013 are reviewed in China. Lepidozonates semiovatus sp. nov. is described as new; L. prominens Park, 2013 and L. tenebrosellus Park, 2013 are newly recorded in China; Philharmonia adusta Park, 2000 is transferred to the genus Lepidozonates as L. adusta comb. nov.; and L. viciniolus Park, 2013 syn. nov. is proposed as a new synonym of P. adusta. The female of L. tenebrosellus is described for the first time. Images of adults and genitalia of the Chinese species are provided, along with a key to all the five species of Lepidozonates.



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