Evergestis shirazalis ( Amsel, 1953 )

Alipanah, Helen, Khodadad, Masoumeh, Rajaei, Hossein & Haseli, Mohammad, 2018, Taxonomic study of the genus Evergestis Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Glaphyriinae) in Iran with description of a new species, Zootaxa 4420 (1), pp. 1-33: 31

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4420.1.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:70B25E60-2637-4D35-8837-14A0796D82B1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F87FD-FFAB-0960-FF6A-FF2CFA97FDC5

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scientific name

Evergestis shirazalis ( Amsel, 1953 )
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Evergestis shirazalis ( Amsel, 1953) 

Material examined. HMIMAbout HMIM: Iran, Khorāsān-e Shomali Prov.: 1 ♂, Khosrawiyeh, Ālādāgh, 1600 m, 16.vi.1974, Rajabi, Pāzuki leg.  ; Semnān Prov.: one specimen without abdomen, Shāhrud, Kālpush, 1300 m, 25.–26.viii.1982, Hāshemi leg.  ; SMNKAbout SMNK: Paratype, ♂, S.-W. Iran, Shiraz hills, 10.v.1950, c 6000 ft, E. P  . Wiltshire, leg. H. Amsel (ex coll. H. G. Amsel) (GS: 1896/2015, H. Rajaei ), Paratype, ♀, Iran  , Fars, Umgeb. v. Chiraz , 1600 m, 25.iv.1937, leg. Brandt (ex coll. H. G. Amsel) (GS: HA-2035). 

Distribution. Iran: Fars (Komehr, Shiraz) ( Amsel 1953, 1961).

Remarks. This species was firstly described as a subspecies of E. caesialis  by Amsel (1953), but later raised to the species level ( Kuznetsov 1958). In the only male deposited at the HMIMAbout HMIM some traces of cornuti were observed, while in the examined paratype, cornuti were entirely visible, although being very small ( Figs 7B, H View Figure ).

HMIM

Jard� Bot�nic Marimurtra

SMNK

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkunde Karlsruhe (State Museum of Natural History)