Gorbunov O.G. 2021. A new species of the genus Paradoxecia Hampson, 1919 (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from West Malaysia with a catalogue of the genus // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.30. No.3: 328–335 [in English].

A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 119071, Russia. E-mail: gorbunov.oleg@mail.ru

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.30.3.11

ABSTRACT. A new species, Paradoxecia tuzovi sp.n. from the state of Pahang, West Malaysia, is described and figured. The type series of the new species was collected with using artificial sex attractant. Types are deposited in the collections of the A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. The female and the larval host plant are still unknown. This is the first record of the genus to the continental part of Malaysia. Based on the female genitalia, as well as the external morphology, it has been established that Paradoxecia pieli Lieu, 1935 as a junior synonym for Aegeria gravis Walker, 1865, syn.n. An annotated catalogue of the genus Paradoxecia Hampson, 1919 is provided.

KEY WORDS. Lepidoptera, Tinthiinae, clearwing moths, new species, new synonym, Oriental Region.

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