Taxonomic revision of Edebessa Walker, 1856 and Langucys Butler, 1878 with descriptions of eight new species (Lepidoptera: Megalopygidae, Trosiinae)
Keywords:Lepidoptera, Megalopygidae, Trosiinae, new synonymy, taxonomy, systematics, Neotropical
Taxonomic revisions of two genera of the family Megalopygidae - Edebessa Walker, 1856 and Langucys Butler, 1878 are given. Two new species are described in the genus Edebessa (E. cryptobia Volkova, sp. nov. and E. vespera Volkova, sp. nov.), and six new species are described in the genus Langucys (L. reichertae Volkova, sp. nov., L. sulaki Volkova, sp. nov., L. witti Volkova, sp. nov., L. artamonovae Volkova, sp. nov., L. cardinal Volkova, sp. nov., and L. vadimi Volkova, sp. nov.). The diagnoses of the genera and a list of generic autapomorphies are given.
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