Wednesday, January 4, 2017

[Entomology • 2016] Onryza pesudomaga • A New Species of Onryza Watson, 1893 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) from south China

Onryza pesudomaga
Zhu, Mao & Chen, 2016  


A new species, Onryza pesudomaga is described from Zhejiang Province, S. China. The new taxon resembles O. maga which is widely distributed in S. China and Taiwan. Differences and some biological information of the two allied species are given. A key to species of the genus Onryza Watson, 1893 and a distribution map of all the members of this genus are provided.

Keywords: Lepidoptera, skipper, Zhejiang, taxonomy, Onryza pesudomagaOnryza maga

Males of Onryza pesudomaga in the nature, at Qingliangfeng, Zhejiang Province, China.
Photo by Jian-Qing Zhu, 13 June 2014. 

Jian-Qing Zhu, Wei-Wei Mao and Zhi-Bing Chen. 2016. A New Species of Onryza Watson, 1893 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) from China. Zootaxa. 4216(1); DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4216.1.7

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