New species and new records of Eastern Palaearctic scythridids from the Irano-turanian Region (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Scythrididae)

Pietro Passerin d'Entrèves, Angela Roggero
2008 Entomologica Fennica  
Four new Scythrididae species are described fromthe Eastern Palaearctic region. Scythris pamirica sp.n., S. balkhi sp.n., and S. brandti sp.n. were collected in North-Eastern Afghanistan, while S. elburzi sp.n.was collected in Northern Iran. The lectotype of S. paelopyga (Staudinger, 1880) is established here, and the male genitalia are described. Morphological affinities and differences of the new species are reported, and related to the scythridid taxa that are closer to them. New records of
more » ... em. New records of little known species from the Irano-turanian region are listed.
doi:10.33338/ef.84431 fatcat:cwi3kciapjeedamr7qt2anxmj4