Gorbunov O.G. 2022. A new species of the genus Milisipepsis O. Gorbunov et Arita, 1995 (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from Southeast Asia, with remarks on the genus // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.4: 411–416 [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.31.4.11

ABSTRACT. The genus Milisipepsis is formally restored from a junior synonym of the genus Similipepsis Le Cerf, 1911, Milisipepsis O. Gorbunov et Arita, 1995, stat. resurr. The generic combination of the following species is changed: Milisipepsis bicingulatus (O. Gorbunov et Arita, 1995), comb. n., Milisipepsis taiwanensis Arita et O. Gorbunov, 2001, comb. n., Milisipepsis takizawai (Arita et Špatenka, 1989), comb. n., Milisipepsis yunnanensis (Špatenka et Arita, 1992), comb. n., and Milisipepsis lasiocerus (Hampson, 1919), comb. n. Milisipepsis unicinctus O. Gorbunov, sp.n. is described from South Vietnam and Laos. The appearance of the new species differs very well from all species of the genus. The type series of the new species was collected on moist soil.

KEY WORDS. Lepidoptera, Tinthiinae, Similipepsini, clearwing moths, Milisipepsis, new species, Oriental Region, Vietnam, Laos.

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