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Published: 2021-11-17
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Cyana ebigane, a new species from Gabon (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae)

The African Natural History Research Trust (ANHRT), Street Court Leominster, Kingsland, HR6 9QA, United Kingdom.
useum für Naturkunde und Vorgeschichte Dessau, Askanische Straße 32, D-06842 Dessau, Germany.
Museo di Storia naturale del Salento. S.P. Calimera-Borgagne, Km 1, 73021 Calimera, Italy.
Lepidoptera Lithosiini Nudariina Strigivulpecula


A new species of the genus Cyana Walker, 1854, Cyana ebigane sp. n. is described from Gabon. The new species belongs to the subgenus Strigivulpecula Karisch, 2013 and comparisons are made with its congeners C. nemasisha Roesler, 1990, C. rufeola Karisch & Dall’Asta, 2010, C. klausruedigerbecki Karisch, 2005 and C. fasciata Karisch, 2013. Cyana nemasisha Roesler, 1990 is reported from Gabon for the first time. Adults and male genitalia of the new and the similar species discussed in the paper are illustrated.



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