Descriptions of two new vietomartyria species (Lepidoptera, micropterigidae) from China

Cheng Qing Liao, Toshiya Hirowatari, Guo Hua Huang

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Micropterigidae is a family of Lepidoptera characterized by plesiomorphic morphological characters. Presently, this family consists of more than 22 genera and is distributed throughout all biogeographic realms. Vietomartyria Hashimoto & Mey, 2000 presently consists of six species mainly from South China. Two new species of the genus, V. wuyunjiena sp. nov. and V. maoershana sp. nov., are described herein from China; adult genitalia and wing venation are illustrated. Some biological accounts of the new species are also provided. A key to all described Vietomartyria species is given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Journal of Taxonomy
Issue number610
Publication statusPublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics


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