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Review of the genus Locastra Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Epipaschiinae) from India, with a new species and a new species record

Zoological Survey of India, M-Block New, Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, West Bengal, India. Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala 147 002, Punjab, India.
Zoological Survey of India, M-Block New, Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, West Bengal, India.
Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala 147 002, Punjab, India.
Lepidoptera North-East India Sikkim Meghalaya Mizoram

Abstract

In the present article, the species Locastra mizo Ranjan, Singh & Kirti, sp. nov. is described, Locastra viridis Rong & Li, 2017 is reported for the first time from India, and based on the scape extension in the male antennae, Locastra is divided into two species groups. Locastra crassipennis, Walker, 1857, the type species of the genus Locastra, is re-diagnosed and photographs of the adult and genitalia are provided.

 

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