FURTHER STUDIES ON THREE SPECIES OF GENUS EUTHRIX MEIGEN (LEPIDOPTERA: BOMBYCOIDEA: LASIOCAMPIDAE) FROM NORTH-WEST INDIA

Sujata Saini, Amritpal Singh Kaleka* and Devinder Singh


Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University Patiala- 147 002, India
(Emails: sujatasaini1@gmail.com, apskaleka@gmail.com)
Received: 16-10-2018 Accepted: 31-10-2018

Abstract
Three species namely Euthrix isocyma (Hampson), Euthrix fox (Zolotuhin and Witt) and Euthrix laeta (Walker) have been taxonomically treated from North-West India. The external morphological features such as wing maculation, venation along with external genitalic structures of these species have been described and illustrated in detail. A key to the studied species has also been formulated.
Keywords: Euthrix, fox, isocyma, laeta, genitalia, Lasiocampidae, India.

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