Yakovlev R.V.1, László Gy.M.2, Müller G.C.3, Kravchenko V.D.4 2020. Brief review of the Azygophleps legraini Yakovlev et Saldaitis, 2011 species group (Lepidoptera: Cossidae: Zeuzerinae) with descriptions of three new species from western Africa // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.29. No.3: 289–294 [in English].

1 Altai State University, pr. Lenina 61, Barnaul, 656049, Russia. E-mail: yakovlev_asu@mail.ru

2 African Natural History Research Trust, Leominster, Street Court, Kingsland, Herefordshire, HR6 9QA, G.B. E-mail: gyula@anhrt.org.uk

3 Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel. E-mail: guntercmuller@hotmail.com

4 Department of Zoology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel. E-mail: vasiliy@post.tau.ac.il

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.29.3.08

ABSTRACT. The article contains the descriptions of three new species: Azygophleps adamsonae Yakovlev et László, sp.n. (type locality: Cameroon, North Region, Wack (La Falaise), Azygophleps attenboroughi Yakovlev, Müller et Kravchenko, sp.n. (type locality: Southern Mali, 80 km SW Bamako, near Kineiroba, river Niger), and Azygophleps pinheyi Yakovlev et László, sp.n. (type locality: Muquitixe, Angola). The descriptions are provided with detailed diagnoses and illustrations.

KEY WORDS: entomology, Lepidoptera, Carpenter moths, Zeuzerinae, fauna, Africa, taxonomy.

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