Lecithoceridae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea) of New Guinea, Part III: A New Genus Scolizona with Description of Two New Species

Kyu-Tek Park


As the third part of a serial study on the family Lecithoceridae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea) of New Guinea, a new genus, Scolizona gen. nov. is described, with the type species, S. rhinoceros (Diakonoff 1954) comb. nov. and two additional new species: S. ulnaformis sp. nov. and S. palinoides sp. nov. Adults, wing venations, the male genitalia of these three species, and the female genitailia of S. ulnaformis sp. nov. are illustrated, and a key to the species of the new genus is given.

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