|Bembecia (s. str.) altyntaghica|
Gorbunov, Krupitsky & Marusov, 2017
A new species, Bembecia altyntaghica sp. nov. from the Altyn-Tagh Mts., Gansu, West China, is described and illustrated. The data on its biotope and host plant are presented and illustrated as well. An annotated catalogue of the Chinese members of the genus Bembecia is added to this paper. The catalogue contains the following information: the references to the original descriptions, information on name-bearing types, complete bibliographies of the presented taxa, data on host plants and distribution. Here below the Oriental species Bembecia fortis Diakonoff, 1967 is transferred to the genus Oligophlebia Hampson, 1893 comb. nov. (Sesiidae: Paraglosseciini).
Keywords: Lepidoptera, Palaearctic, Altyn-Tagh Mts., clearwing moths, Synanthedonini, Paraglosseciini, systematics, taxonomy, zoogeography
|copulation of Bembecia altyntaghica sp. nov. 14.VII.2016.|
Photo by A. Krupitsky
Bembecia (s. str.) altyntaghica sp. nov.
Etymology: This new species is named after the mountain range Altyn Tagh, Northwest China, the locality of occurrence.