Lecithoceridae (Gelechioidea, Lepidoptera) of New Guinea Part X: Review of the genus Sarisophora, with descriptions of seven new species.

K. T. Park

Abstract


The genus Sarisophora Meyrick in New Guinea is reviewed, including descriptions of seven new species from Papua New Guinea: S. pyrrhotata, S. beckerina, S. hadroides, S. melanotata, S. notornis, S. designata, and S. cyanostigmatis. There are no known species in the Indonesian part of New Guinea. Adults and genitalia of all known species, except two previously known species whose types are unknown, are illustrated. A tentative check list of the genus from New Guinea is provided.

Keywords


New species; Papua New Guinea; Indonesia; Sarisophora; taxonomy

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