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Two species of Lecithoceridae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea), Caveana senuri sp. n. and Lecithocera dondavisi sp. n., are described from Taiwan. The monotypic Caveana Park was described from Thailand, based on Caveana diemseoki Park, 2011. Lecithocera Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 is the most diverse genus of the family, comprising more than 300 species worldwide.… (More)
A new genus of Tortricinae, Zebraodes Heppner & Bae, n. gen., is described for the new species Zebraodes lucidalis Heppner & Bae, n. sp., from Vietnam (Tortricidae: Tortricinae: Archipini). The new genus is anomalous among archipines, resembling some Ceracini, but with genital features more similar to those of Archipini, notably the strongly convex phallus… (More)
Compsocommosis, n. gen. (Tortricidae: Tortricinae: Archipini), is described, with one new species from Vietnam, Compsocommosis vietnamensis Heppner & Bae, n. sp. The new genus is related to the Asian genus Mictocommosis, and both are placed in the tribe Archipini.
Trichoboscis Meyrick belongs to the subfamily Lecithocerinae of Lecithoceridae. It is a small, poorly known genus, comprising two known species described from India. In this study, three new species are described: T. multispina Park & Wang, sp. nov. and T. phliuensis Park & Wang, sp. nov. from Thailand, and T. cultriformis Park & Wang, sp. nov. from China.… (More)
Tambitnotia peruviana n. sp. (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae), is described from Junín Department, Peru, along with the first reported female for the genus. Illustrations of adults and genitalia are provided.
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The species of Nexosa Diakonoff, 1977 in Vietnam are reviewed: Nexosa hexaphala (Meyrick); Nexosa hexaphala tamdaoana Heppner & Bae, n. subsp.; and Nexosa tonkinensis Heppner & Bae, n. sp. The genus is transferred to the tribe Archipini (Tortricidae: Tortricinae).
Two new species of Loboschiza are described and illustrated: L. cambodiensis n. sp., from Cambodia and L. flavobasis n. sp., from Vietnam. The two new species bring the number of described species in the genus to 19.
Sirindhornia emmeli n. sp. and Sirindhornia ninhbinhensis n. sp. are described and illustrated from Vietnam (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae: Enarmoniini), and these are the first records of the genus from outside of Thailand.
Vietnam micro-moths remain poorly known, and new species are discovered year after year among the Tortricidae (Kuznetzov 1992, 2000; Razowski 2003, 2008; Heppner 2010; Heppner and Bae 2015a, b) and other families (e.g., Park et al. 2007). Razowski (2009) described the genus Fansipaniana for a single new species from the high mountains in northern Vietnam… (More)