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Zookeys. 2019 Dec 31;900:69-86. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.900.39569. eCollection 2019.

Four new species and seven new records of Promalactis Meyrick, 1908 (Lepidoptera, Oecophoridae) from Laos.

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Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, 08826, South Korea Seoul National University Seoul South Korea.
Bio-Resource and Environmental Center, Division of Life Science, Incheon National University, Incheon, 22012, South Korea Incheon National University Incheon South Korea.


The genus Promalactis Meyrick, 1908 is recorded for the first time from Laos in mainland Southeast Asia and four new species are described: P. crassa sp. nov., P. retusa sp. nov., P. senispina sp. nov., and P. uniclavata sp. nov. Additionally, seven species are newly reported from the country: P. albisquama Kim & Park, P. apicisetifera Du & Wang, P. bitrigona Kim & Park, P. zolotuhini Lvovsky, P. parasuzukiella Wang, P. suzukiella (Matsumura), and P. spiraliola Kim. Distributional data and diagnoses and/or descriptions for all species in Laos are provided, along with illustrations of adults and genitalia.


First record of genus; PKK National Park; fungivores and scavengers; systematics

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