Gorbunov O.G. 2023. A new species of the genus Bembecia Hübner, 1819 [“1816”] (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from the Gissar Mountain Range // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.32. No.1: 68–75 [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.32.1.08

ABSTRACT. Bembecia sotchivkoi sp.n. from the highlands of the eastern part of the Gissar Range in Tajikistan is described and illustrated. This new species is most similar to B. senilis (Grum-Grshimailo, 1890) and B. kaabaki O. Gorbunov, 2001, from which it differs in the coloration of the frons, hind tibia, forewing and hindwing and abdomen.

KEY WORDS. Lepidoptera, Synanthedonini, clearwing moths, Bembecia sotchivkoi, systematics, new species, Palearctic Region, Tajikistan.

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