Pseudohampsonella: a new genus of Limacodidae (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from China, and three new species.
Bottom Line: Solovyev & Saldaitis (Yunnan Province, China), and Pseudohampsonella argenta sp. n.Solovyev & Saldaitis (Yunnan Province, China) are described.The taxonomic position of the genus is discussed.
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Mentions: The genus Pseudohampsonellagen. n. can be associated with the stellate-signa group (sensu Holloway 1986; Holloway et al. 1987) or Apoda group (sensu Epstein 1988, 1996); these groups were designated independently for Old World and New World taxa respectively, but together are probably monophyletic. The stellate-signa group includes the genera Altha Walker, 1862; Apoda Haworth, 1809; ArabessaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; Atosia Snellen, 1900; Austrapoda Inoue, 1982, BarabashkaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; Belippa Walker, 1865; Caissa Hering, 1931; Ceratonema Hampson, 1893; Chalcocelis Hampson, 1893; Chalcoscelides Hering, 1931; Cheromettia Moore, 1883; Demonarosa Matsumura, 1931; FignyaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; FlavinarosaHolloway, 1986; Hampsonella Dyar, 1898; HeringarosaHolloway, 1986; Heterogenea Knoch, 1783; Hoyosia Agenjo, 1972; Kitanola Matsumura, 1925 ; Mediocampa Inoue, 1982; Nagoda Moore, 1887; Narosa Walker, 1855 s. str. (including subgenus Penicillonarosa Strand, 1916); PectinarosaHolloway, 1987; PseudocaissaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; QuasinarosaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; SaccurosaHolloway, 1986; SansareaSolovyev & Witt, 2009; and Trichogyia Hampson, 1894. Some of their species are illustrated on Figures 6–9 and 22–34, and their morphology is already described in Holloway 1986; Holloway et al. 1987; Solovyev and Witt 2009; Wu and Fang 2008; and Wu and Fang 2009. The Apoda group includes the genera Apoda Haworth, 1809 (Figures 30, 31, 36); Heterogenea Knoch, 1783; Lithacodes Packard, 1864; Packardia Grote & Robinson, 1866; and Tortricidia Packard, 1864 (Epstein 1996).
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