RESTORATION OF THE GENUS GURNA SWINHOE, 1892 (LEPIDOPTERA, EREBIDAE, ARCTIINAE)

Anton V. Volynkin

Abstract


The genus Gurna Swinhoe, 1892 is restored from synonymy with Miltochrista Hübner, [1819] basing on the study of the type-species of the genus. The diagnosis for the genus in comparison with related genera is given. Adults, male and female genitalia of the type species of all genera mentioned are illustrated.


Keywords


Lepidoptera; Erebidae; Lithosiini; Gurna; revised status; Asia.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15421/201697

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