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Callopistria Hübner, 1821 du massif du Mitaraka, Guyane, avec la description d’une nouvelle espèce (Noctuidae, Eriopinae)

Jérôme BARBUT & Bernard LALANNE-CASSOU

fr Zoosystema 41 (20) - Pages 375-381

Published on 23 September 2019

This article is a part of the thematic issue “Our Planet Reviewed” 2015 large-scale biotic survey in Mitaraka, French Guiana

Callopistria (Hübner, 1821) from Mitaraka Massif, Guiana, with the description of a new species (­Noctuidae, Eriopinae)

One new species of genus Callopistria Hübner, 1821, C. longipilosa n. sp. is described based on a series of five specimens from French Guiana. It is compared to C. leucotoma (Druce, 1908) described from Peru, but also present in French Guiana. Habitus and genitalia are illustred. Two new combinations and two new synonmies are proposed: Phuphena plinthobaps (Zerny, 1916) n. comb., Elaphria carmioli (Schaus, 1911) n. comb., Callopistria orses (Schaus, 1914) is synonymized with C. panamensis Druce, 1889, and Callopistria trinidensis (Hampson, 1908) is synonymized with C. floridensis (Guenée, 1852).


Keywords :

Lepidoptera, Callopistria, neotropics, Maripasoula, Mitaraka Massif, new synonyms, new combinations, new species

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