Trilocha Moore

Wang, Xing, Wang, Min, Zolotuhin, Vadim V., Hirowatari, Toshiya, Wu, Shipher & Huang, Guo-Hua, 2015, The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands, Zootaxa 3989 (1), pp. 1-138: 36-37

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Trilocha Moore
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VIII Trilocha Moore  , [1860] ( FIGURE 13View FIGURE 13)

Trilocha Moore  , [1860], Cat. lep. Ins. E. India Co. 2: 382. Type species: Naprepa varians Walker, 1855  , by monotypy. Naprepa Walker, 1855  , List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1152. Type species: Naprepa varians Walker, 1855  , by monotypy. Fletcher & Nye (1982) noted that this genus name is a junior homonym of Naprepa Walker, 1855  , Ibidem 5: 1046 (Lepid., Notodontidae  ). The objective replacement name is Trilocha Moore  , [1860].

Chazena Walker, 1869, Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera: 21. Type species: Chazena velata  Walker, 1869, by monotypy. Fletcher & Nye (1982) noted that C. velata  is a junior subjective synonym of Naprepa varians Walker, 1855  , List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1153.

Diagnosis. Characterized on the following features: wings red-ochre to ochre-gray; outer margins of fore- and hindwings with long fringes; uncus long, finger-shaped; gnathos reduced; saccus long and thick; aedeagus long and slender, curved near both ends; 8 th sternite with posterior margin medially depressed and V-shaped; anterior margin with two long processes.

Distribution. Oriental and Palearctic Regions.

Remarks. The type species is widespread in the Oriental Region, extending to Taiwan, the Philippines, Sulawesi and Java. Its immature stages were described by Sevastopulo (1942). In this paper, two Trilocha  species are recorded from China (Map 8).

Map 8. Distribution of Trilocha  spp. mainly in China.