First report of the genus Pelecystola Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Tineidae) in China, with description of a new species

  title={First report of the genus Pelecystola Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Tineidae) in China, with description of a new species},
  author={Linlin Yang and Houhun Li},
  pages={189 - 206}
Abstract The genus Pelecystola Meyrick, 1920 and the species Pelecystola strigosa (Moore, 1888) are newly recorded from China, and Pelecystola peculiarissp. nov. is described as new to science. Adults, head, venation, and genitalia of the two species are illustrated. A molecular phylogenetic analysis is presented to ascertain the generic affiliation of the new species. Forty-four species of 38 genera in Tineidae are analyzed using maximum likelihood methods based on one mitochondrial (COI) and… 

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