Descriptions of two new Vietomartyria species (Lepidoptera, Micropterigidae) from China

Cheng-Qing Liao, Toshiya Hirowatari, Guo-Hua Huang


Micropterigidae is a family of Lepidoptera characterized by plesiomorphic morphological characters. Presently, this family consists of more than 22 genera and is distributed throughout all biogeographic realms. Vietomartyria Hashimoto & Mey, 2000 presently consists of six species mainly from South China. Two new species of the genus, V. wuyunjiena sp. nov. and V. maoershana sp. nov., are described herein from China; adult genitalia and wing venation are illustrated. Some biological accounts of the new species are also provided. A key to all described Vietomartyria species is given.


Micropterigidae; Vietomartyria; new species; morphology; taxonomy

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