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Published: 2021-10-07

Taxonomy of the genus Autosticha Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae) in China: Descriptions of fifteen new species

College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
Lepidoptera Microlepidoptera Gelechioidea taxonomy

Abstract

Fifteen new species of the genus Autosticha Meyrick are described from China: A. annulata sp. nov., A. flabellata sp. nov., A. rhombea sp. nov., A. auriculata sp. nov., A. apicilata sp. nov., A. bomiensis sp. nov., A. longispina sp. nov., A. angustivalva sp. nov., A. basiprocessa sp. nov., A. semicircularia sp. nov., A. trapeziformis sp. nov., A. turriformis sp. nov., A. ventericoncava sp. nov., A. furcillata sp. nov. and A. ornithorhyncha sp. nov. Images of adults and genitalia are provided.

 

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How to Cite

TAO, Z. ., WANG, Y. ., & WANG, S. . (2021). Taxonomy of the genus <em>Autosticha</em> Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Autostichidae) in China: Descriptions of fifteen new species . Zootaxa, 5048(3), 347–370. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5048.3.3