Two new species for the Afrotropic genus Leptometa: Leptometa danieli and Leptometa gabrielae (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae)

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

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Abstract

Two new species of the genus Leptometa Aurivillius, 1927 are described from the rich Congolian forests: Leptometa danieli sp. n. and Leptometa gabrielae sp. n. Both species are known by short series of males which are compared with males of five other species of the genus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-40
Number of pages11
JournalEcologica Montenegrina
Volume71
DOIs
StatePublished - 2024
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Afrotropical realm
  • biodiversity
  • Central African Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • lappet moth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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