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Published: 2022-03-04
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Review of Calauta Solovyev & Witt, 2009 (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae) with description of a new species from Korea

Department of Science Education, Gongju National University of Education, Chungnam, Republic of Korea.
Department of Biology and Chemistry, Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University, Ulyanovsk, Russia.
Lepidoptera Aphendala Calauta Limacodidae Korea taxonomy


The genus Calauta Solovyev & Witt, 2009 is reviewed with four included species. It is critically compared to other similar genera in Limacodidae based on external and genital morphology. A new species, Calauta koreana sp. nov. is described from the Republic of Korea. A taxonomic transfer of Aphendala notoseusa Wu, 2020 to Calauta is proposed. A distributional range of C. obscura Solovyev, 2017 is expanded with new distributional data. A diagnostic key of all the congeners is given. Photographs of habitus and genitalia are provided for all four species of Calauta.



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