Entomological Review

, Volume 96, Issue 8, pp 1115–1118 | Cite as

Two new species of the many-plumed moth genus Alucita Linnaeus (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae) from Madagascar

  • P. Ya. Ustjuzhanin
  • V. N. Kovtunovich


Two new species of many-plumed moths (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae) from Madagascar are described: Alucita meloui sp. n. and Alucita murzini sp. n. A new synonymy is established: Alucita dohertyi (Walsingham, 1909) = Alucita decariella (Viette, 1958), syn. n.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Altai State UniversityBarnaulRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Society of NaturalistsMoscowRussia

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