Zoological Studies

Vol. 37 No. 3, 1998

Synopsis of the Genus Hygroplasta Meyrick in the World with Description of a New Species (Lepidoptera: Lecithoceridae)

Chun-Sheng Wu

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

Chun-Sheng Wu (1998) In a systematic synopsis of the genus Hygroplasta Meyrick, 4 species are recognized from South and Southeast Asia: H. spoliatella (Walker) from Sri Lanka and India, H. lygaea (Meyrick) from Kashmir and Nepal, H. monodryas (Meyrick) from India, and H. notolatra sp. n. from Malaysia. A key to the species based on the male and female genitalia is provided; adults and genitalia of the type species and new species are described and illustrated.

Key words: Taxonomy, Hygroplasta, Lecithocerid moths, Lepidoptera.

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