Ustjuzhanin P.Ya.1, Inkhavilay Kh.2, Spitsyn V.M.3 2023. To the plume moths fauna (Lepidoptera:, Pterophoridae) of Laos // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.32. No.2: 207–209 [in English].

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

2 Center of Excellence in Biodiversity (CoEB). National University of Laos (NUoL). Dong Dok Campus, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. E-mail:

3 N. Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nikolsky Avenue, 20, 163020, Arkhangelsk, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.32.2.11

ABSTRACT. Eight Pterophoridae species are reported for the fauna of Laos for the first time: Ochyrotica yanoi Arenberger, 1988, Bipunctiphorus dissipata (Yano, 1963), Lantanophaga pusillidactylus (Walker, 1864), Nippoptilia regulae (Meyrick, 1906), Tomotilus celebrates (Meyrick, 1932), Megalorhipida leucodactylus (Fabricius, 1794), M. subtilis (Rebel, 1907), Agdistopis sinhala (Fletcher, 1909).

KEY WORDS: Laos, new records, plume moths, Pterophoridae, fauna, biodiversity.

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