Research Paper

A new species of Corematosetia Kallies & Arita, 2001 (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from south-eastern China

Jia-Yuan Liang, Jun-Feng Ruan, Mei-Xia Chen, Cheng-Kang Zhang, Nuo-Bin Lin, Yu-Feng Hsu

Published on: 03 November 2023

Page: 430 - 434

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2023.68.430


A new species of clearwing moth, Corematosetia parvimaculata sp. nov., is described from south-eastern China in this article. Adults and genitalia of both sexes are illustrated, DNA barcodes are provided, and immature biology and potential damage to Ardisia sieboldii Miq. and A. quinquegona Blume (Primulaceae) are both discussed.

Keyword: Ardisia sieboldii, clearwing moth, Corematosetia parvimaculata, immature biology, Pennisetiini, taxonomy

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