International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2022)

First report of Ashinaga eaphthalma meyrick (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) and Pharambara micacealis walker (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae) from India


Swafvan K, P M Sureshan

The species, Ashinaga eaphthalma Meyrick, 1931 and Pharambara micacealis Walker, 1866 are reported for the first time from India. The species Ashinaga eophthalma (Meyrick, 1931) was previously reported from China and Hong Kong. The speciesPharambara micacealis (Walker, 1866) was previously reported from Sri Lanka, New Guinea and Australia. The genus Pharambara has about 25 species mostly reported from equatorial Africa and several are unnamed. There are 5 species reported from South East Asia (Regier, J.C. et. al.) and only one species was reported from India: Pharambara splendida. Diagnostic characters, figures and the distribution map of the newly recorded species are provided.
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Swafvan K, P M Sureshan. First report of Ashinaga eaphthalma meyrick (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) and Pharambara micacealis walker (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae) from India. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 7, Issue 5, 2022, Pages 52-56
International Journal of Entomology Research