Five new species of the genus Singularia Arenberger, 1988 (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae)

Vasiliy Kovtunovich, Peter Ustjuzhanin, Mildred Marquez, Anna Ustjuzhanina

Abstract


Expeditions of Ron Brechlin, Viktor Synjaev, Mildred Márquez, Juan Machado, Oleg Romanov and other colleagues over the last five years in Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia have resulted in significant collections of Pterophoridae Zeller, 1841. The article describes five new species: Singularia brechlini Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin sp. nov., Singularia sinjaevi Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin sp. nov., Singularia guajiro Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin sp. nov., Singularia tolima Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin sp. nov. and Singularia lesya Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin sp. nov.

Keywords


Lepidoptera; Pterophoridae; Singularia; new species; Colombia; Ecuador; Bolivia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2016.247

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