Barsine subzebrina Volynkin & Černý

Volynkin, Anton V. & Černý, Karel, 2018, Revision of the Barsine zebrina species-complex, with description of three new species (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini), Zootaxa 4402 (2), pp. 339-352: 341-345

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4402.2.6

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scientific name

Barsine subzebrina Volynkin & Černý
status

sp. nov.

Barsine subzebrina Volynkin & Černý  , sp. nov.

( Figs. 6–12View FIGURES 1–12, 31–34View FIGURES 31–34, 43View FIGURES 42–47)

Type material. Holotype ( Figs. 6View FIGURES 1–12, 31View FIGURES 31–34): ♂, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, valley of Kali Gandaki, 1300 m, near Tatopani , 83°39'E, 28°29'N, 20.VI.1996, leg. Gy. M. László & G. Ronkay, slide MWM 33545View Materials Volynkin (Coll. MWM/ ZSM).GoogleMaps 

Paratypes: NEPAL  : 21 ♂, 4 ♀, same data as in the holotype ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 3 ♂, Annapurna Himal, 1200 m, 8 km SW of Tatopani, 83´37´´E, 28´27´´N, 25.VI.1996, leg. Hreblay & Szaboky, slide MWM 33555View Materials Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♀, Annapurna Himal, valley of Kali Gandaki, 1100 m, near Tatopani , 83°39'E, 28°29'N, 22.VII.1995, leg. Gy. MGoogleMaps  . László & G. Ronkay (Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 6 ♂, 1 ♀, Annapurna Himal, valley of Kali Gandaki, 1300 m, near Tatopani , 83°39'E, 28°29'N, 03.VI.1996, leg. Gy. MGoogleMaps  . László & G. Ronkay, slides MWM 31693 (♂), MWM 31694View Materials (♀) Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♂, Annapurna Himal, 850 m, 1 km N of Besisahar, 84´23´´E, 28´14´´N, 05.VI.1996, leg. Hreblay & Szaboky ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 4 ♂, 1 ♀, Annapurna Himal, Geirigan village , 1340 m, 83°45´E, 28°20´N, 25.VI.1996, leg. Gy. MGoogleMaps  . László & G. Ronkay ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♂, Annapurna Himal , Geirigan village , 1340 m, 83°45´E, 28°20´N, 31.V.1996, leg. Gy. MGoogleMaps  . László & G. Ronkay (Coll. MWM/ZSM); 1 ♂, East Nepal, Milke Danda, Nesum, 1500 m, 21.VIII.2000, leg. Csóvari & Hreblay ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♂, Dhaulagiri Himal, 4 km NE of Tukuche, 2600 m, 03.VI.1997, leg. Karma Sherpa ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♀, Larchi Kang Range, 1 km S of Chitre ( Signati ), 1200 m (86°10´E, 27°42´N) 08.IX.1995, leg. Chenga Sherpa ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)GoogleMaps  ; 2 ♂, Mechi, Taplejung area, Tamut valley, 4 km N Dobhan , 800 m, 87°40'E, 27°22'N, 22.X.1996, leg. Gy. MGoogleMaps  . László & G. Ronkay ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 5 ♂, 1 ♀, Royal Chitwan National Park, Bandarjohala Island, Jungle Island Resort, 84°28'E, 27°40'N, 28–30.X.1995, leg. L. Lõkös & LGoogleMaps  . Peregovits, slides MWM 33547 (♂), MWM 33548View Materials (♀) Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Tanaboun distr., Baisakhe Ghat, 10 km W Duleguunda , 630 m, 10.X.1994, leg. Csorba & Ronkay ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM); INDIA  : 3 ♀, India, Sikkim, Pemayangtse Umg. Geysing , 1440 m, light trap, 24.VIII.1988, leg. Dr. W  . Thomas (Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♀, India, W[est] B[engal], 650 m, Darjeeling Manjitar , 31.III.1986, leg. Dr. W  . Thomas (Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♀, India, W[est] B[engal], Darjeeling Umg. oberhalb Sukhna , light trap, 09.VIII.1989, leg. Dr. W  . Thomas ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♀, NE India, W[est] B[engal], Darjeeling, Manjitar, 700 m, 19.VII.1989, leg. Dr. W  . Thomas (Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♂, 1 ♀, NE India, Assam, Kaziranga Wild Life , Pan Bari Reserv Forest , 26°45'N, 93°10'E, 100 m, 12–21.XI.1997, leg. V. Siniaev & MGoogleMaps  . Murzin, slide MWM 33557View Materials (♂) Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 4 ♂, 4 ♀, NE India, Assam, Nambor Reserv Forest, Garampani , h= 100 m, 26°30'N, 93°56'E, 21– 29.XI.1997, leg. V. Siniaev & MGoogleMaps  . Murzin, slides MWM 33556 (♂), MWM 33558View Materials (♀) Volynkin Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  ; 1 ♀, NE India, W Meghalaya, Umran, 33 km N Shillong, 26°06'N, 92°23'E, 800 m, 14–23.VII.1997, leg. Sinjaev & Afonin, slide MWM 33544View Materials Volynkin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♀, NE India, Assam, Nameri Nat. Park, 40 km N Tezpur, 150 m, 27°20'N, 93°15'E, 24.VII.–2.VIII.1997, leg. Sinjaev & Murzin ( Coll. MWM/ ZSM)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ♂, 3 ♀, India, Sikkim, Legship, 500 m, 24–28.VII.1990, leg. W. Thomas, slides AV2766 ♂, AV2767 ♀ Volynkin ( Coll. CKC)  ; MYANMAR: 19 ♂, 1 ♀, Myanmar (Burma), 21 km E Putao Nan Sa Bon village 550 m, 1–5.V.1998, leg. 

Murzin & Sinjaev, slides MWM 31687 (♂), MWM 31782 (♂), ZSM Arct. 149/2017 (♂) Volynkin (Coll. MWM/ ZSM); 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Myanmar ( Burma ), 50 km E Putao env. Nan Thi villige, 950 m, 11–16.V.1998, leg. Murzin & Sinjaev, slides MWM 33550View Materials (♂)  , MWM 33551 (♀) Volynkin (Coll. MWM/ZSM); 1 ♂, Myanmar ( Burma ), 40 km N Myitkyina, Chanc Kand village, 235 m, 23–24.IV.1998, leg. Murzin & Sinjaev, slide MWM 31688View Materials (♂), Volynkin (Coll. MWM/ ZSM)  .

Diagnosis. The species significantly varies in size (forewing length is 9–11 mm in males and 10–12 mm in females). B. subzebrina  sp. nov. ( Figs. 6–12View FIGURES 1–12) has no significant external differences from its closest relative B. zebrina  ( Figs. 1-5View FIGURES 1–12) and can be separated from it by the genitalia structures. The male genitalia of B. subzebrina  sp. nov. ( Figs. 31–34View FIGURES 31–34) are similar to those of B. zebrina  ( Figs. 27–30View FIGURES 27–30), but differ by the larger medial costal process, narrower distal costal process with much longer apico-lateral projection, narrower basal lobe of sacculus with evenly curved dorsal margin armed with larger dens, whereas in B. zebrina  the medial costal process is smaller, the distal costal process is broader and has much smaller or absent apico-lateral projection, the basal lobe of sacculus is larger, trigonal, armed with smaller dens. The female genitalia of the two species are very similar, but in B. subzebrina  sp. nov. ( Fig. 43View FIGURES 42–47) the postvaginal plate is narrower, V-like, and the ostium bursae has deep concavity, whereas in B. zebrina  ( Fig. 42View FIGURES 42–47) the postvaginal plate is significantly broader, more or less T-like, and the ostium bursae has no concavity.

Distribution. The species is known from central and eastern Nepal, northeastern India (Sikkim, Meghalaya), and northern Myanmar (Kachin).

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Erebidae

Genus

Barsine