Polymixis (Lophotyna) khumbuensis ( Owada, 1981 ),

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: 34-35

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C12C87CB-FF9E-0E30-FF52-D759FE25A8D2

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Polymixis (Lophotyna) khumbuensis ( Owada, 1981 )
status

comb. nov.

Polymixis (Lophotyna) khumbuensis ( Owada, 1981)  , comb. nov.

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Lophotyna khumbuensis Owada, 1981  , Tyô to Ga, 31 (3, 4): 149, fig. 1 (Type locality: E Nepal, Junbesi , Solukhumbu ). Type material examined. Photographs of the holotype: male, “Junbesi, 2670 m, Solukhumbu, Sagarmatha, E Nepal, 10–11. x. 1979, M. Owada ”, gen. prep. No.: NSMT 1746 (NSMT).

Additional material examined. NEPAL: 1 male, 2 females, Gandaki, Lamjung Himal , 4 km N of Yangzakot, 2450m, 22.xi.2011, leg. Balázs Benedek ( BBT)  ; 2 males, Gandaki, Lamjung Himal , 2 km NNW of Ghanpokhara, 2400m, 15.xi.2011, leg. Balázs Benedek ( HSV)  ; 1 male, Ganesh Himal, 2200m, near Godlang , 85°17´E, 28°10´N, 21.x.1995, leg. L. Peregovits & L. Ronkay, gen. prep. No.: JB1697GoogleMaps  ♂ ( BBT)  ; 1 female, Ganesh Himal, 2520m, near Godlang , 85°18´E, 28°11´N, 12.x.1995, leg. L. Peregovits & L. Ronkay, gen. prep. No.: JB1698GoogleMaps  ♀ ( BBT)  ; 2 males, Ganesh Himal, 2720m, between Godlang and Nesim , 85°16´E, 28°08.5´N, 22.x.1995, leg. L. Peregovits & L. Ronkay ( HSV)GoogleMaps  .

Diagnosis. The forewing length is 18 mm in males and 19 mm in females. The detailed comparison of P. khumbuensis  and P. pateikkaya  is provided above in the diagnosis of the latter species.

Distribution and bionomics. The species is known from Nepal ( Owada 1981; Yoshimoto 1993; 1994). Polymixis khumbuensis  is one of the frequent or even common autumn noctuid species in the monsoon forest belt at altitudes of 2000–2500 m.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Polymixis

Loc

Polymixis (Lophotyna) khumbuensis ( Owada, 1981 )

Benedek, Balázs, Volynkin, Anton V., Babics, János & Saldaitis, Aidas 2021
2021
Loc

Lophotyna khumbuensis

Owada 1981
1981