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Taxonomic study of the genus Eretmocera Zeller, 1852 (Lepidoptera: Scythrididae) from China, with descriptions of three new species

College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China
Habahu National Nature Reserves, Yanchi 751501, Ningxia, P. R. China
Habahu National Nature Reserves, Yanchi 751501, Ningxia, P. R. China
College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China
Lepidoptera Gelechioidea flower moth key redescription


Four species of the genus Eretmocera Zeller, 1852 from China are reviewed. Three species are described as new: Eretmocera yingjiangensis Li, sp. nov., E. octopunctata Li, sp. nov. and E. artemisiae Li, sp. nov. Eretmocera impactella (Walker, 1864) is redescribed based on specimens founded on Yunnan, China. Photographs of adults and genitalia are provided, and a key to the Eretmocra species that occur in China is given.



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