Gorbunov O.G., Koshkin E.S.

A new species of the genus Synanthedon Hübner, 1819 (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from the Russian Far East

Number: 473, Pages: 20 - 28

Synanthedon bastak sp. n. is described and illustrated from the Bastak Nature Reserve in the eastern part of Jewish Autonomous Oblast in Russia. This new species belongs to the Synanthedon andrenaeformis species-group and is very close to S. soffneri Špatenka, 1983, from which it differs in the shape of the external transparent area of the forewing and some details in the male genitalia. The female and larvae of a new species are unknown.

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