The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species.

  title={The Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Malawi with descriptions of two new species.},
  author={Roman V. Yakovlev and Raymond J. Murphy},
An annotated list of Cossidae of Malawi including 30 species from 13 genera and 3 subfamilies is presented for the first time. Two new species are described: Macrocossus grebennikovi Yakovlev, sp. nov. and Strigocossus elephas Yakovlev, sp. nov. Three new synonyms are established: Strigocossus moderatus (Walker, 1856) = Strigocossus leucopteris Houl- bert, 1916, syn. nov. = Xyleutes sjoestedti vosseleri Gaede, 1930, syn. nov. and Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856) Azygophleps kilimandjarae Le… Expand
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