Entomological Review

, 89:927 | Cite as

Catoptinae subfam. n., a new subfamily of carpenter-moths (Lepidoptera, Cossidae)

  • R. V. YakovlevEmail author


The new subfamily of Cossidae; Catoptinae Yakovlev, subfam. n., well distinguished from other representatives of the family, is described. The new subfamily includes two genera: Catopta Staudinger, 1899 (type genus) and Chiangmaiana Kemal et Koçak, 2006. A catalogue of the subfamily is presented. One new synonym Catopta hyrcanus (Christoph, 1888) = Catopta brandti Bryk, 1947, syn. n., is established. The new subfamily has the following distinguishing features: short valvae; reduced processes of transtilla; vesica with numerous cornuti; pearshaped bursa copulatrix; and very short ductus bursae.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Altai State UniversityBarnaulRussia

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