A new genus and species for Afrotropic Lasiocampinae: Khayapacha danieli (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae)

Alexey M. Prozorov, Roman V. Yakovlev, Tatiana A. Prozorova, Aidas Saldaitis, Edita E. Revay, Harald Sulak, Julia S. Volkova, Mohamed M. Traore, Gergely Petrányi, Günter C. Müller

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Abstract

A new genus and species Khayapacha gen. n. danieli sp. n. from Kenya are described and compared with closely related Gonotrichidia Berio, 1937 with the type species Gonotrichidia modestissima Berio, 1937 from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Henometa Aurivillius, 1927 with the type species Henometa clarki (Aurivillius, 1909) from the Republic of South Africa.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-147
Number of pages11
JournalEcologica Montenegrina
Volume70
DOIs
StatePublished - 2023
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Afrotropical realm
  • biodiversity
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Kenya
  • lappet moth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Plant Science
  • Insect Science

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