Ustjuzhanin P.Ya.1, Kovtunovich V.N.2 2016. New species of South African Plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.2: 167–171 [in English].

1 Altai State University, Lenina 61, Barnaul 656049, Russia. E-mail:

2 Moscow Society of Nature Explorers. Home address: Malaya Filevskaya str., 24/1, app. 20, Moscow 121433, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Pterophoridae, South Africa, new species.

ABSTRACT. Basing on the materials from the Russian expedition of 2008–2010 to the Republic of South Africa, and also on the materials from the collections of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History RSA, Pretoria and Natural History Museum, UK, London, three new species of Pterophoridae are described: Crassuncus koperbergi Ustjuzhanin et Kovtunovich sp.n., C. hawkingi Ustjuzhanin et Kovtunovich sp.n. and Hellinsia katerina Ustjuzhanin et Kovtunovich sp.n.

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