Ustjuzhanin P.Ya.1, Kovtunovich V.N.2, Streltzov A.N.3 2020. To the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of the Maluku islands with description of two new species of the genus Pterophorus Schдffer, 1766 // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.29. No.3: 285–288 [in English].

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

2 Moscow Society of Nature Explorers, Bolshaya Nikitskaya 2, Moscow 125009, Russia. E-mail:

3 Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Moika Emb. 48, Saint-Petersburg, 191186, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.29.3.07

ABSTRACT. Basing on the materials from the British Museum (BMNH), we describe two new species of plume moths from the Maluku islands: Pterophorus dohertyi Ustjuzhanin et Kovtunovich sp.n. and Pterophorus shevnini Ustjuzhanin et Kovtunovich sp.n. According to the collections of O. Gorbunov, five species of Pterophoridae are listed as well, two of which turned out to be new for the Maluku islands.

KEY WORDS: Pterophoridae, Pterophorus, Indonesia, Maluku islands, new species, new data.

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