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Published: 2019-12-10
Page range: 477–482
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A large hornet mimic clearwing moth of the genus Lamellisphecia Kallies & Arita, 2004 (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae) from Nanling, Guangdong, southern China

Zoological Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Meijo University, Tempaku-ku, Nagoya, 468-8502 Japan.
University of Melbourne, School of BioSciences, Parkville, 3000 Victoria, Australia.
Imagawa-cho 3-407, Kariya-shi, Aichi-ken, 448-0005, Japan.
Oriental region Sesiinae new species Laos Vietnam Myanmar Burma Thailand new records Lepidoptera


We here describe a new species, Lamellisphecia minwangi Arita & Kallies sp. nov., from Nanling, Guangdong, southern China. Furthermore, we provide new records of Lemellisphecia Kallies & Arita, 2004 species from south-east Asia, with L. champaensis Kallies & Arita, 2004 recorded for Laos and L. haematinea Kallies & Arita, 2004 recorded for Myanmar for the first time.


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