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Published: 2023-05-29
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The life history of Hayesiana triopus (Westwood, 1847), with taxonomic notes on both present and former species of the genus Hayesiana Fletcher, 1982 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)

School of Life Science; Westlake University; Hangzhou; 310023; China
Guangxi Institute of Botany; Chinses Academy of Sciences; 541006; China
School of Ecology; Sun Yat-sen University; Shenzhen; China
School of Public Health; Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center; Shaanxi; China
Institute of International Rivers and Eco-Security; Yunnan University; Kunming; China; Yunnan Key Laboratory of International Rivers and Transboundary Eco-security; Kunming; China
Lepidoptera Sphingidae hayesiana life history taxonomic notes China


The two species previously included in the genus Hayesiana Fletcher, 1982 were studied. The life history of the sole currently included species, Hayesiana triopus (Westwood, 1847) is illustrated in colour for the first time. Field records of Hayesiana triopus and Dahira farintaenia (Zhu & Wang, 1997) (previously Hayesiana farintaenia) are given, with the first description of the female genitalia of the latter. The diagnostic features and DNA barcoding data of Hayesiana triopus and Dahira farintaenia are also discussed.



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