Discovery of a Multi-Plumed Moth, Alucita japonica (Matsumura), (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae) from China

  • Byun, Bong-Kyu (Department of Biological Sciences, Hannam University) ;
  • Han, Hui-Lin (School of Forestry, Northeast Forestry University) ;
  • Park, Jong-Kyun (Department of Applied Biology, Kyungpook National University)
  • Received : 2010.09.16
  • Accepted : 2010.11.12
  • Published : 2010.11.30


In the present paper, Alucita japonica (Matsumura), is reported for the first time from China. The external and genitalic characteristics of both sexes are described and illustrated.


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