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Descriptions of two new notodontid species from the relic Fagus forests in northeastern Taiwan (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae)

SHIPHER WU, WEI-CHUN CHANG, LI-HAO WANG, CHIA-LUNG HUANG, YU FENG HSU

Abstract


Two new Fagus-feeding notodontids, i.e. Syntypistis taipingshanensis Wu & Hsu sp. n. and Pheosiopsis seni Wu & Hsu sp. n. are recently discovered from the relic Fagus forests in northeastern Taiwan. Based on the genitalia structures, the closely relatives of two new species are S. melana Wu & Fang, 2003 and P. albalienata Kishida & Kobayashi, 2005, respectively, both occurring in the Fagus forests of Southern China.

 


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Lepidoptera, Syntypistis, Pheosiopsis, new species, Fagus-feeding

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4066.3.5

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