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Published: 2017-03-01

A new Subleuconycta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acronictinae) species from Taiwan

Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary. Address: Egyetem tér 1., H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary.
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Address: No.128, Sec. 2, Academia Rd., Nangang Dist., Taipei City 11529, Taiwan.
Laboratory of Entomology, Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Address: Universitetskaya nab., 1, RF-199034 Sankt-Petersburg, Russia.
Lepidoptera Noctuidae Acronictinae


The genus Subleuconycta Kozhantshikov, 1950 belongs to the noctuid subfamily Acronictinae (Kozhantshikov 1950, Kononenko 2005, 2010) and has long been known to contain only two described species (Poole 1989, Kononenko 2010). Subleuconycta palshkovi (Filipjev, 1937) occurs in the Eastern Manchurian subregion of the Palaearctic Realm, while Subleuconycta sugii Boursin, 1962 is endemic to Taiwan.



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How to Cite

KISS, ÁDÁM, WU, S., & MATOV, A. Y. (2017). A new <em>Subleuconycta</em> (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Acronictinae) species from Taiwan. Zootaxa, 4237(3), 593–600.