Ypsolopha mucronella

Jin, Qing, Wang, Shuxia & Li, Houhun, 2013, Review of the genus Ypsolopha Latreille, 1796 from China (Lepidoptera: Ypsolophidae), Zootaxa 3705 (1), pp. 1-91: 38-39

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Ypsolopha mucronella
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Key to species of Ypsolopha mucronella   -group based on external characters

1. Forewing lanceolate, with four ocherous brown lines ( Fig. 38 View FIGURES 33 – 39 )........................................... Y. longa  

- Forewing not lanceolate, without ocherous brown lines...................................................... 2

2. Forewing with a streak at middle........................................................................ 3

- Forewing without streak at middle....................................................................... 6

3. Streak on forewing dark brown, broadened and darkened from base to apex ( Fig. 37 View FIGURES 33 – 39 )................... Y. nigrofasciata  

- Streak on forewing light-coloured, not broadened or darkened to apex.......................................... 4

4. Streak on forewing extending from base to middle ( Fig. 34 View FIGURES 33 – 39 )......................................... Y. albistriata  

- Streak on forewing extending from base to apex............................................................ 5

5. Streak on forewing yellowish white, not well-defined ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 33 – 39 )......................................... Y. strigosa  

- Streak on forewing white, well-defined ( Fig. 36 View FIGURES 33 – 39 ).......................................... Y. paristrigosa   sp. nov.

6. Forewing with streak on costa.......................................................................... 7

- Forewing without streak on costa....................................................................... 11

7. Streak on costa golden yellow.......................................................................... 8

- Streak on costa white................................................................................ 10

8. Streak on costa narrow, longer than half length of forewing................................................... 9

- Streak on costa wide, shorter than half length of forewing ( Ponomarenko & Zinchenko 2013: Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 )........ Y. costibasella  

9. White stripe below fold extending to below apex ( Fig. 42 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )........................................... Y. ulingensis  

- White stripe below fold extending to 2 / 3 of fold ( Fig. 47 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )..................................... Y. triangula   sp. nov.

10. Streak extending to 1 / 2 length, fold with a black dot at middle ( Fig. 40 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )........................... Y. umbrina   sp. nov.

- Streak extending to distal 1 / 5, fold without dot ( Fig. 39 View FIGURES 33 – 39 )................................................ Y. saitoi  

11. Forewing with pale streak along dorsum................................................................. 12

- Forewing without pale streak along dorsum.............................................................. 16

12. Forewing with black dot below fold.................................................................... 13

- Forewing without dot below fold....................................................................... 15

13. Head, thorax and dorsum of forewing white ( Fig. 44 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )......................................... Y. capitalba   sp. nov.

- Head, thorax and dorsum of forewing not white........................................................... 14

14. Forewing with a short white line at end of cell ( Fig. 46 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )............................................... Y. falcella  

- Forewing without such a line as above ( Fig. 45 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )..................................................... Y. yasudai  

15. Head, thorax and dorsum of forewing yellowish white ( Fig. 41 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )........................................ Y. dentella  

- Head, thorax and dorsum of forewing gray or pale grayish brown ( Fig. 43 View FIGURES 40 – 47 )...................... Y. varidentella   sp. nov.

16. Forewing golden yellow, without strips along veins ( Fig. 48 View FIGURES 48 – 54 )...................................... Y. aurea   sp. nov.

- Forewing not golden yellow, with strip along veins........................................................ 17

17. Forewing with white strips along veins.................................................................. 18

- Forewing with brown strips along veins................................................................. 20

18. Forewing pale green, with a black patch below middle of fold ( Fig. 50 View FIGURES 48 – 54 )........................... Y. chlorina   sp. nov.

- Forewing not pale green, with a small black dot below middle of fold......................................... 19

19. Cell of forewing with black dot at middle on upper margin and at end respectively ( Fig. 52 View FIGURES 48 – 54 )............ Y. bisticta   sp. nov.

- Forewing without such dots as above ( Fig. 49 View FIGURES 48 – 54 )..................................................... Y. blandella  

20. Forewing with a large triangular black patch at end of cell ( Fig. 53 View FIGURES 48 – 54 ), CuA 1 and CuA 2 stalked ( Fig. 102 View FIGURES 98 – 104 )........... Y. diana  

- Forewing with a small black dot at end of cell ( Fig. 51 View FIGURES 48 – 54 ), CuA 1 and CuA 2 separated ( Fig. 100 View FIGURES 98 – 104 )............... Y. nemorella