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Published: 2024-01-05
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Aspila pibooni (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae: Grapholitini), a peculiar new species from Thailand

Department of Entomology; Faculty of Agriculture at Kamphaeng Saen; Kasetsart University; Kamphaeng Saen Campus; Nakhon Pathom; 73140; Thailand
Lepidoptera Cydia Grapholita coremata new species Thailand


Aspila pibooni sp. nov. is described and illustrated from Thailand. The species is provisionally assigned to Aspila on the basis of morphological features of the male and female genitalia. Superficially, the new species resembles three Afrotropical species of Cydia (Grapholitini), all of which lack the distinctive coremata and a pair of short projections from the eight sternite that characterize the Grapholita group of genera to which Aspila belongs.



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