A new species of genus Neocerura Matsumura, 1929 (Notodontidae: Lepidoptera) from India

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Amritpal Singh Kaleka
Rishi Kumar


A new species Neocerura convergata under the genus Neocerura Matsumura, 1929 has been described and illustrated.  This species is closely related to N. liturata Walker, 1855 (type species) and completely conforms to the characterization of the genus.  The wing maculation, larger size, and genitalic features make it distinct.  The taxonomic account of N. liturata Walker, 1855 has also been included.  The revival of the genus Neocerura Matsumura, 1929 has also been justified.

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