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Applied Entomology and Zoology

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 375–383 | Cite as

Two new species of the genus Morophagoides (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) closely related to the shiitake fungus moth, M. moriutii, from Japan

  • Yohei OsadaEmail author
  • Shin-ichi Yoshimatsu
  • Makoto Sakai
  • Toshiya Hirowatari
Original Research Paper

Abstract

Two new species of the genus Morophagoides Petersen from Kyushu and the Kanto regions (Gunma and Tokyo Prefs.) of Honshu, Japan, are described. They have been confused with M. moriutii Robinson, a serious pest of the shiitake mushroom, Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler. The new species are clearly separable not only by the male and female genitalia of adult but also by DNA barcodes.

Keywords

Taxonomy Morophagoides occidentalis sp. nov. Morophagoides meridianus sp. nov. New species Genus Morophagoides Shiitake mushroom Japan DNA barcoding 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We express our thanks to Dr. H. Kitajima (FFPRI), Ms. Y. Maeda (SPFES), Dr. Y. Murakami (OPAFFRC), Dr. K. Yoshimoto (AFTDC, NPG), Dr. Y. Nishihara (EFRC), Mr. M. Tooyama (FRISKP), Mr. K. Takahashi (BIPFTC), Mr. T. Terada (KGU), Dr. S. Kobayashi (OPU), Mr. Y. Manabe (Kochi-shi), Dr. K. Kadowaki (KTU), Mr. T. Yoshida and Mr. R. Ito (KU) for valuable specimens. Dr. U. Jinbo (NMNST), Dr. Y. Nasu (OPPO), Dr. M. Ishii, Dr. N. Hirai (OPU). Dr. S. Kamitani (KU) and Dr. T. Saigusa (KU) gave us kind advice and supported this study. Sir Anthony Galsworthy (The Natural History Museum, London) kindly edited the English of this manuscript. Our cordial thanks are also due to Dr. Y. Sakamoto, Mr. Y. Torii (OPU), Dr. H. Yoshitake, Dr. Y. Baba (NIAES) and Dr. M. Maruyama (KUM) for instruction and help of Molecular analyses based on mtDNA.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yohei Osada
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shin-ichi Yoshimatsu
    • 2
  • Makoto Sakai
    • 3
  • Toshiya Hirowatari
    • 4
  1. 1.Entomological Laboratory, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental SciencesKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.National Institute for Agro-Environmental SciencesTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.Kyosei-KagakuIbarakiJapan
  4. 4.Entomological Laboratory, Faculty of AgricultureKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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