Contributions to Entomology 72(1): 67-73, doi: 10.3897/contrib.entomol.72.e87214
New species of Epermeniidae from Africa with a distributional checklist of the family for the Afrotropical Region (Lepidoptera: Epermenioidea)
expand article infoReinhard Gaedike
‡ Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Müncheberg, Germany
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The material collected in Asante Sana contains three species, one of them, Epermenia lutulenta, is a new species. Additionally are described as new: Epermenia aureomaculata; Epermenia nigrodentata; Ochromolopis cederbergensis and Ochromolopis lobata. New country records are established for Phaulernis montuosa Gaedike, 2013 (Uganda) and for Ochromolopis namibica Gaedike, 2004 ( South Africa).


Epermeniidae, South Africa, Uganda, new species