Trichophysetis vumbensis, Agassiz, 2022

Agassiz, David, 2022, The tribe Cybalomiini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Glaphyrinae) of sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 5174 (2), pp. 101-156 : 113

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5174.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FDA769F6-538A-4E07-8166-684850930C16

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6986136

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B48783-FFA0-FF52-FF63-FDCBC7ADFBC9

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scientific name

Trichophysetis vumbensis
status

sp. n.

Trichophysetis vumbensis sp. n.

Imago (fig. 14): Wingspan 22 mm. Head whitish, maxillary palpus tufted, labial palpus blackish 1.5× diameter of eye. Thorax and tegulae whitish. Forewing ground colour creamy white, a black subbasal spot near dorsum, pale fuscous double curved antemedian fascia, outer line blackish in middle, lunule white, postmedian fascia also curved, double, a further curved fascia beyond, terminal area with some pale fuscous suffusion especially near costa, an irregular subterminal line enclosing a whitish area towards apex, terminal line fuscous, a fuscous line in fringe. Hindwing with double antemedian fascia conspicuous, a further fuscous fascia matching forewing markings.

Male genitalia: not known.

Female genitalia: not examined.

Diagnosis: Distinguished by the white area on the forewing close to the subterminal line.

Derivation: Named after the type locality Vumba {Bvumba} in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe .

Life history: not known.

Type material: Holotype Vumba Mts , Umtali Dist. 7 & 10.iii.1976 D.M. Kroon ( TMSA).

TMSA

Transvaal Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Trichophysetis