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TAXONOMIC STUDIES ON INDIAN GELECHIIDAE VII. TWO NEW SPECIES AND A NEW RECORD OF GENUS STEGASTA MEYRICK FROM INDIA(LEPIDOPTERA : GELECHIOIDEA).

ABSTRACTS OF THE PAPERS APPEARING IN VOLUME 54(2004)
 
V.K. Walia* and D. Wadhawan
Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160 014
*Correspondence Author : virinderwalia@yahoo.co.in


Abstract
Two new species of genus Stegasta Meyrick viz., S. pawani and S. valvulata are reported in detail. In addition, S. comissata Meyrick is being reported from India for the first time. Further, congeneric status of the three species has been delved in the light of similar basic wing maculation, external genitalic structures and sitting posture.

Key words: Gelechiidae, Stegasta, New species.
 
 
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