Description of Corymbus Park, gen. n. with six new species from the Afrotropical Region (Lepidoptera: Lecithoceridae)
Keywords:Lepidoptera, Lecithoceridae, Corymbus, new genus, new species, Africa
The new genus Corymbus Park, gen. n., including six new species from the Afrotropical Region - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda - is described. The new species are: C. deprinsi Park & Aarvik, sp. n., C. malmoius Park & Aarvik, sp. n., C. hirtitibia Park & Aarvik, sp. n., C. kenyaensis Park & Aarvik, sp. n., C. hallicis Park & Aarvik, sp. n., and C. nigrizosterus Park & Aarvik, sp. n. Corymbus crossogramma (Meyrick,1921), comb. n. is transferred from the genus Eridachtha Meyrick, 1910 to Corymbus Park. The venation of the type species, and adults and male genitalia of the new species are illustrated. A key to the species is provided.
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