Lepidoptera Science
Online ISSN : 1880-8077
Print ISSN : 0024-0974
The Tinthiinae of North Vietnam (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae)
Axel KALLIESYutaka ARITA
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2001 Volume 52 Issue 3 Pages 187-235

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In the present paper the Tinthiinae fauna of Vietnam is reviewed. 21 species, placed in 10 genera, are mentioned; 12 species and one genus are described as new to science. Ceratocorema hyalina sp. nov., C. yoshiyasui sp. nov., Paranthrenopsis flaviventris sp. nov., Caudicornia tonkinensis sp. nov., Entrichella tricolor sp. nov., Trichocerota melli sp. nov., Paradoxecia tristis sp. nov., P. luteocincta sp. nov., P. karubei sp. nov., and Rectala magnifica sp. nov. are described in the tribe Tinthiini; Caudicornia xanthopimpla Bryk, 1947, Entrichella pogonias Bryk, 1947, Trichocerota radians Hampson, 1919, T. proxima Le Cerf, 1916, comb. rev., Paradoxecia dizona (Hampson, 1919), comb. nov., and P. myrmekomorpha (Bryk, 1947), comb. nov. are firstly recorded for the fauna of Vietnam. The genus Corematosetia gen. nov., with its type species Corematosetia naumanni sp. nov., is described in the tribe Pennisetiini; one species, Similipepsis helicellus sp. nov., is described in Similipepsini. Additionally, the following new generic synonyms are provided: Ceratocorema Hampson, 1893, stat. rev. (=Neotinthia Hampson, 1919, syn. nov.), Paranthrenopsis Le Cerf, 1911 (=Oligophlebiella Strand, 1916, syn. nov.), and Paradoxecia Hampson, 1919 (=Paranthrenina Bryk, 1947, syn. nov.). The genus Tyrictaca Walker, 1862 is placed in Tinthiinae. The monophyly of the subfamily is discussed.

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