Ustjuzhanin P.Ya.1, Kovtunovich V.N.2, Saldaitis A.3, Streltzov A.N.4 2021. New species of plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) from China, Sichuan Province // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.30. No.3: 323–327 [in English].

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

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

3 Nature Research Centre, Akademijos str. 2, LT–08412, Vilnius-21, Lithuania. E-mail:

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.30.3.10

ABSTRACT. Three new species of plume moths are described from southwestern China (Sichuan Province): Platyptilia butvila Ustjuzhanin, Kovtunovich et Saldaitis sp.n., Platyptilia duda Ustjuzhanin, Kovtunovich et Saldaitis, sp.n., and Hellinsia alena Ustjuzhanin, Kovtunovich et Saldaitis, sp.n. Additionally, the paper contains new data on the distribution of four other species of the family one of which, Amblyptilia direptalis (Walker, 1864) is reported from China for the first time.

KEY WORDS: biodiversity, new spevies, China.

Download PDF