Revision of the genus Aleyda Schaus, 1928 with the description of one new species (Lepidoptera: Mimallonidae)

TitleRevision of the genus Aleyda Schaus, 1928 with the description of one new species (Lepidoptera: Mimallonidae)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsSt Laurent, RA, McCabe, TL, Malm, T
Journal SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterologia
Volume46
Issue181
Pagination157-167
ISSN0300-5267
ISBN Number2340-4078
Abstract

The genus Aleyda Schaus, 1928 is revised. The male of the type species of Aleyda, A. accipiter, is redescribed, and the female is figured for the first time. Aleyda heppneri St Laurent, McCabe & Malm, sp. n. from Panamá and French Guiana is newly described. Male and female genitalia of both species are figured for the first time. KEY WORDS: Lepidoptera, Mimallonidae, Cicinnus, Euphaneta, taxonomy, French Guiana, Panama.