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Published: 2021-09-23

A world catalogue of Xyleutes Hübner, 1820 (Lepidoptera: Cossidae: Zeuzerinae) with description of a new species from the Western Ghats of India

Altai State University, Lenina pr. 61, Barnaul, 656049, Russia. Paleo Data Lab., Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia. Tomsk State University, Lenina pr. 36, 634050 Tomsk, Russia.
Parasitoid taxonomy and biocontrol laboratory, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Chidambaram 608002, India.
Department of Agricultural Entomology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641003, India.
Department of Agricultural Entomology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641003, India.
Lepidoptera Biodiversity hotspots of biodiversity Western Ghats taxonomy carpenter moths

Abstract

A new species of carpenter moth Xyleutes ramamurthyi Yakovlev & Sankararaman, sp. nov. (Lepidoptera, Cossidae, Zeuzerinae) is described as new to science from the Western Ghats of south India. The identification key and species catalog of the genus is provided. In this study, we illustrated with images of all the species of the genus and morphological structures of the new species. The photos of biotopes and the map of new species distribution are provided.

 

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YAKOVLEV, R. V. ., SANKARARAMAN, H. ., BALAJI, R. K. ., & BALAKRISHNAN, V. . (2021). A world catalogue of <em>Xyleutes</em> Hübner, 1820 (Lepidoptera: Cossidae: Zeuzerinae) with description of a new species from the Western Ghats of India . Zootaxa, 5040(4), 565–574. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5040.4.6