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Published: 2018-11-25
Page range: 595–599
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Description of the female of Poecilocampa deqina Saldaitis & Pekarsky, 2015 (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae), with notes on the biology of the species

Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie gory, 1–12, Moscow 119991, Russia Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr., 33, Moscow, 119071, Russia
Moscow Children and Youth Center of Ecology, Local History and Tourism, Odesskaya ul., 12A, Moscow, 117303 Russia
Lepidoptera Poecilocampinae Poecilocampini Yunnan Hengduan Mts. morphology preimaginal stages


The female of lappet moth species Poecilocampa deqina Saldaitis & Pekarsky, 2015 recently described from northwestern Yunnan Province, China based on male specimens is reported for the first time. The female, pupa and pupal case of P. deqina are described and illustrated here for the first time. External morphology of the female as well as characters of pupa are discussed and compared with close species. Data on biology of P. deqina is provided.



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