Bivincula Dierl, 1978

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: 44

publication ID

publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Bivincula Dierl, 1978


X. Bivincula Dierl, 1978  ( FIGURES 16View FIGURE 16, 17View FIGURE 17)

Bivincula Dierl, 1978  , Spixiana 1 (3): 258. Type species: Ocinara diaphana Moore, 1879  , by original designation.

Diagnosis. Characterized by the following features: gray white or pale ochre forewing with complex gray patterns; hindwing with medial and antemedial lines obscure, postmedial and submarginal lines consisting of gray spots, inner margin with black spots; outer margins of fore- and hindwings with short fringes; valva short with broad base and sickle- or thumb-shaped apex.

Distribution. South Himalaya area.

Remarks. Three species of this genus are currently recorded in China (Map 10).