Sonitha adetoun – a new species from the Congolian lowland forests (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae, Lasiocampinae, Gastropachini)

Olanrewaju Tejuoso, Herman L. Friend, Alexey M. Prozorov, Roman V. Yakovlev, Aidas Saldaitis, Tatiana A. Prozorova, Harald Sulak, Julia S. Volkova, Raymond J. Murphy, Edita E. Revay, Günter C. Müller

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Abstract

A new species Sonitha adetoun sp. n. is described from the Congolian lowland forests. It is compared with closely related Sonitha lila Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010 and Sonitha integra Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010. Adults, genitalia and maps with collecting sites are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-80
Number of pages10
JournalEcologica Montenegrina
Volume72
DOIs
StatePublished - 2024
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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