oa African Entomology - Revision of the genus Paschiodes Hampson (Lepidoptera: pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae)

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The genus Paschiodes Hampson is redescriptionbed. Paschiodes thomealis Viette is transferred to the genus Syllepte Hubner, and Oeobia trichroa Meyrick and P. bekaledjae Rougeot are synonymized with P. mesoleucalis. Parbattia aethiopicalis Hampson and Mecyna scoparialis Viette are placed in Paschiodes. Paschiodes okuensis is a new species. Paschiodes is closely related to Euclasia Lederer and Duzulla Amsel. All are from the Afrotropical Region. A key to the species is provided.

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