New species of the Genus Mirocossus Schoorl, 1990 from Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Lepidoptera: Cossidae, Cossinae)




Lepidoptera, Cossidae, Cossinae, biodiversity, species richness, taxonomy, new species, Equatorial Guinea


The article describes Mirocossus chukovskyi Yakovlev, sp. n. (Lepidoptera, Cossidae: Cossinae), distributed in the Bioko Island (Republic of Equatorial Guinea). The article discusses the endemism in the Mount Cameroon and Bioko montane forests Ecoregion; we suggest a significant difference in the entomofauna of the insular and continental portions of the ecoregion. The article has two illustrations.


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Yakovlev, R. V. (2022). New species of the Genus Mirocossus Schoorl, 1990 from Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Lepidoptera: Cossidae, Cossinae). SHILAP Revista De lepidopterología, 50(199), 525–529.




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