Yakovlev R.V.1, Witt Th.J.2 2017. Eight new species of genus Camellocossus Yakovlev, 2011 (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) from North and East Africa // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.2: 151–159 [in English].
1 Altai State University, Lenina pr. 61, RF-656049 Barnaul, Russia. E-mail: email@example.com
2 Museum Witt, Tengstrasse 33, D-80796, Munich, Germany. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY WORDS. Cossidae, Carpenter moths, Camellocossus, Africa, Arabia, new species, fauna.
ABSTRACT. The paper presents new data on the systematics and the distribution of species of the genus Camellocossus Yakovlev, 2011 (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). Eight new species are described. The descriptions of all the new species (the adults and male genitalia) are illustrated. A distribution map of the species of Camellocossus is given. It is established that the genus Camellocossus is common component of East Africa, and the deserts of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.