A new genus of Afrotropical Lasiocampini: Mckenziana gen. n. (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampinae)

Alexey M. Prozorov, Alexandre Cipolla, Nikolai Ignatev, Roman V. Yakovlev, Aidas Saldaitis, Tatiana A. Prozorova, Edita E. Revay, Julia S. Volkova, Harald Sulak, Simon Pierre Lamah, Mohamed M. Traore, Günter C. Müller

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A new genus Mckenziana gen. n. with Mckenziana maighreadae sp. n. (type-species), Mckenziana roganae sp. n. and Mckenziana ciani sp. n. are described. Detailed diagnosis for the new genus is provided and compared with four closely related genera: Ptyssophlebia Berio, 1937; Catalebeda Aurivillius, 1902; Oplometa Aurivillius, 1894; and Muzunguja Zolotuhin & Gurkovich, 2009.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-83
Number of pages20
JournalEcologica Montenegrina
StatePublished - 2023
Externally publishedYes

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  • Africa
  • Catalebeda
  • Muzunguja
  • Oplometa
  • Ptyssophlebia
  • lappet moths
  • new record

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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