Mamestra albirena, Benedek & Volynkin & Babics & Saldaitis, 2021

Benedek, Balázs, Volynkin, Anton V., Babics, János & Saldaitis, Aidas, 2021, Review of the subgenus Lophotyna Hampson of the genus Polymixis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Noctuinae), with descriptions of two new species from Myanmar, Zootaxa 4999 (1), pp. 22-40: 25

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4999.1.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7DA483B0-7F8B-48BF-A359-12DCD0BC9B9B

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5089309

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C12C87CB-FF91-0E3E-FF52-D590FAABAC3D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mamestra albirena
status

 

The albirena   species-group

Diagnosis. The species-group comprises the only species well different externally from other congeners by its dark chocolate brown colouration and quite indistinct transverse lines. The male genitalia of the species-group are characterized by the wide and symmetrical clavi, the short dorsal costal protrusion with a rounded tip, and the rounded tip of the cucullus. In the female genitalia, the antrum is short and having a straight ventral ostial margin.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Mamestra