Descriptions of two new notodontid species from the relic Fagus forests in northeastern Taiwan (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae)

Shipher Wu, Wei Chun Chang, Li Hao Wang, Chia Lung Huang, Yu Feng Hsu

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Abstract

Two new Fagus-feeding notodontids, i.e. Syntypistis taipingshanensis Wu & Hsu sp. n. and Pheosiopsis seni Wu & Hsu sp. n. are recently discovered from the relic Fagus forests in northeastern Taiwan. Based on the genitalia structures, the closely relatives of two new species are S. melana Wu & Fang, 2003 and P. albalienata Kishida & Kobayashi, 2005, re-spectively, both occurring in the Fagus forests of Southern China.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-300
Number of pages10
JournalZootaxa
Volume4066
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 15
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Fagus-feeding
  • New species
  • Pheosiopsis
  • Syntypistis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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