Ypsolopha

Jin, Qing, Wang, Shuxia & Li, Houhun, 2013, Review of the genus Ypsolopha Latreille, 1796 from China (Lepidoptera: Ypsolophidae), Zootaxa 3705 (1), pp. 1-91: 31

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3705.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:951736E6-A034-4EA8-8A5C-9674628BFF95

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5D336942-614C-FFF3-24FF-B731FE32FDA7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ypsolopha
status

 

Ypsolopha  albiramella- group

Diagnosis. This species-group is characterized by the forewing with a rounded or protruded apex, R 4 and R 5 long stalked, CuA 1 and CuA 2 remote, and the hindwing with M 2 and M 3 separated; the male genitalia with the short and narrow anellus sparsely spinous, the cornuti mostly composed of two large thorns or two slender spines; the female genitalia with a short and nearly cup-shaped antrum, and a signum with one or two ridges.

This species-group consists of eight species in China, including five species described as new and two species newly recorded for China.