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Taxonomic review of Manulea subgenus Setema (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini)

  • V.V. Dubatolov (a1)

The subgenus Setema de Freina and Witt of the genus Manulea Wallengren (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini) includes several Boreal and Arctic lichen-moth species: the European Manulea (Setema) cereola (Hübner), the type species of the subgenus; the Siberian M. (S.) atratula (Eversmann), M. (S.) debilis (Staudinger), and M. (S.) vakulenkoi (Tshistjakov); M. (S.) hyalinofuscatum (Tshistjakov) from Chukotka; M. (S.) nigrocollare (Tshistjakov) from the Kolyma basin; and the North American Eilema bicolor (Grote) is also transferred into this subgenus as Manulea (Setema) bicolor (Grote), new combination. A key to species is given.

Le sous-genre Setema de Freina et Witt du genre Manulea Wallengren (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini) inclut quelques espèces de Lithosiinés boréales et arctiques: l’espèce européenne Manulea (Setema) cereola (Hübner), les espèce-type du sous-genre; les espèces sibériennes M. (S.) atratula (Eversmann), M. (S.) debilis (Staudinger) et M. (S.) vakulenkoi (Tshistjakov); M. (S.) hyalinofuscatum (Tshistjakov) de Chukotka; M. (S.) nigrocollare (Tshistjakov) du bassin du fleuve Kolyma; et l’espèce nord-américaine Eilema bicolor (Grote) est aussi transférée dans ce sous-genre en tant que Manulea (Setema) bicolor (Grote), nouvelle combinaison. La clé des espèces est donnée.

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