Genus Promalactis(Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) from Northern Vietnam, Part 1: Descriptions of Five New Species

Sora Kim, Kyu-Tek Park, Bong-Kyu Byun, Seunghwan Lee


This paper is the first of a series treating the genus Promalactis (Lepidoptera, Oecophoridae) of Northern Vietnam, and 5 new species are described based on material mainly collected in the northern part of Vietnam since 2002. The new species are Promalactis albisquama sp. nov., P. griselocula sp. nov., P. heppneri sp. nov., P. rectifascia sp. nov., and P. vittapenna sp. nov. Adults, heads, wing venations, and the male or female genitalia of the new species are illustrated.

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