Moths of the superfamily Gelechioidea (Microlepidoptera) from the Western Ghats of India

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Amit Katewa
Prakash Chand Pathania
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9642-7348

Abstract

Sixteen species belonging to 13 genera—Stegasta Meyrick, Anarsia Zeller, Hypatima Hübner, Helcystogramma Zeller (Gelechiidae), Lecithocera Herrich-Schäffer, Hygroplasta Meyrick, Torodora Meyrick (Lecithoceridae), Apethistis Meyrick, Cophomantella Fletcher, Stathmopoda Herrich-Schäffer, Tonica Walker (Oecophoridae), Ethmia Hübner (Ethmidae), and Eretmocera Zeller (Scythridae)—of the superfamily Gelechioidea have been collected from different localities of the Western Ghats. Other details such as synonymy, material examined, distribution, and remarks are also provided. Fifteen species are recorded for the first time from the Western Ghats. 

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Katewa, A. and Pathania, P.C. 2021. Moths of the superfamily Gelechioidea (Microlepidoptera) from the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 8 (Jul. 2021), 19040–19052. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6723.13.8.19040-19052.
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