Notes on the Neotropical Midilinae, with description of one new genus and two new species (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)




Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Midilinae, Malleria, new genus, new species, taxonomy, distribution, Brazil


Pycnarmodes Becker gen. n. with two species from Brazil: Pycnarmodes auricolor Becker sp. n., and P. parallelographa Becker, sp. n., are described. Malleria argenteofulva Munroe, 1959, is transferred from the Musotiminae to the Midilinae. Diagnosis, key to species and illustrations of the two Pycnarmodes species and of M. argenteofulva are also presented.


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How to Cite

Becker, V. O. (2022). Notes on the Neotropical Midilinae, with description of one new genus and two new species (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). SHILAP Revista De lepidopterología, 50(198), 295–301.




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