Zoological Studies

Vol. 37 No. 3, 1998

Genus Tisis Walker from Malaysia and Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Lecithoceridae), with Description of Three New Species

Chun-Sheng Wu

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, P.R. China

Chun-Sheng Wu (1998) Nine species of the genus Tisis Walker from Malaysia and Indonesia are recognized. Among them, 3 species are described as new to science: T. sandaradema sp. n , T. boleta sp. n., and T. plautata sp. n. The male genitalia of T. argyrophaea and T. seclusella, and the male and female genitalia of T. bicolorella, T. calybaeella, and T. luteella are described and illustrated for the 1st time. A key to the species is given.

Key words: Taxonomy, Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae, Tisis.

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