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The European Entomologist Vol. 7, No 3 Published: 05 August 2015 Subscribe

Revision of the genus Aepytus Herrich-Schäffer, [1856] (Lepidoptera, Hepialidae) with description of two new species from Brazil Carlos G. C. Mielke1 & John R. Grehan2, Pages 65-90, Published: 05 August 2015


The genus Aepytus Herrich-Schäffer, [1856] is revised to include five species, of which two are described as new from Brazil: Aepytus cataguas sp. n. from Minas Gerais state and Aepytus tupi sp. n. from Santa Catarina state. Both male holotypes are deposited in the Collection Padre Jesus Santiago Moure at University Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. The lectotype of Epialus [sic] exclamans (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]) is designated.

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