Description of Pyrophleps bicella (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), a new Chinese species of clearwing moth

Hai-Ming Xu, Yutaka Arita, Bingxu Chen, Min Wang

Abstract


A new species of clearwing moth, Pyrophleps bicella Xu & Arita sp. nov., found in southern China, is described. Photos of the adult and of male genitalia are provided. A key to species of Pyrophleps is also provided. The type specimens are deposited in Department of Entomology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China and National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba, Japan.

 

Resumen

Se describe una nueva especie de polilla con alas claras, Pyrophleps bicella Xu & Arita sp. nov. del sur de China. Se proveen fotos de los adultos y la genitalia masculina. Los especimenes tipo son depositados en el Departamento de Entomología de la Universidad de Agricultura del Sur de China y en el Museo Nacional de Naturaleza y Ciencia, Tsukuba, Japón.

 

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Keywords


clearwing moths; new species; Pyrophleps; South China

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