Andraca yauichui sp. n., a new species endemic to mid elevation forests of Taiwan (Bombycidae sensu lato, Lepidoptera).

@article{Wu2016AndracaYS,
  title={Andraca yauichui sp. n., a new species endemic to mid elevation forests of Taiwan (Bombycidae sensu lato, Lepidoptera).},
  author={Shipher Wu and Wei-Chun Chang},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2016},
  volume={4200 4},
  pages={
          zootaxa.4200.4.4
        }
}
  • Shipher Wu, Wei-Chun Chang
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • A new endemic, montane species of the genus Andraca, A. yauichui sp. nov., in Taiwan is described. It can be separated well from a lower montane, notable tea tree pest A. theae (Matsumura, 1909), based on morphological characters of adult, e.g. larger wingspan size, head vertex white rather than brown, valval apex truncate rather than bifurcate, and final instar larva, e.g. the presence of a pair of white spot on lateral part of each abdominal segment and a distinct short anal horn rather than… CONTINUE READING