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New record of the genus Stereodytis Meyrick, 1914 (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) from Japan with the description of a new species

1Entomological Laboratory, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Fukuoka, 819–0395 Japan.
2Entomological Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Fukuoka, 819–0395 Japan.
2Entomological Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Fukuoka, 819–0395 Japan.
Lepidoptera biology fungivory genitalia Gelechioidea taxonomy


A new species Stereodytis eclipsia Tomura & Hirowatari sp. nov. from Japan is described. Images of the imagos, male and female genitalia, larval biology, feeding habits, and molecular data are provided. Additionally, its systematic position and the possibility that this species was invasive in recent years are discussed.



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