›› 2008, Vol. 51 ›› Issue (8): 861-867.

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Discovery of the genus Kitanola Matsumura from China,with descriptions of seven new species(Lepidoptera,Limacodidae)

WU Chun-Sheng   

  • Online:2010-07-27 Published:2008-08-20

Abstract: In this paper the genus Kitanola Matsumura is recorded for the first time from China with K. uncula (Staudinger) and seven new species K. spina sp. nov.K. spinula sp. nov. K. linea sp. nov.K. albigrisea sp. nov.K. caii sp. nov.K. brachygnatha sp. nov. and K. eurygnatha sp. nov. A key to the Chinese species of the genus is provided. The photographs and genital illustrations of the examined species are given. The type specimens of the new species are deposited in Institute of ZoologyChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina.

Key words: Lepidoptera, Limacodidae, Kitanola, new record, new species, China