Bombycinae

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: 7-8

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3989.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9BCFFC47-43D1-47B8-BA56-70A129E6A63F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BB102D-FFB0-CE16-A2B5-1A15F2F2A702

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scientific name

Bombycinae
status

 

Key to the genera of Bombycinae  in China

1. Forewing with strongly falcate apex....................................................................... 2

- Forewing with slightly falcate or rounded apex.............................................................. 4

2. Body lightly gray or yellow; forewing with a rectangle black spot near apex; Geometridae-like day flying species with broad wings................................................................................... Rondotia Moore 

- Body heavily gray or ocher; forewing with a cresent-shaped spot or without spots near apex; robust crepuscular species..... 3

3. Tornus of hindwing with a prominent recurved projection, forewing without a crescent-shaped spot near apex...................................................................................................... Gunda Walker 

- Tornus of hindwing without a prominent recurved projection, forewing with a crescent-shaped spot near apex.................................................................................................. ... Bombyx Linnaeus 

4. Body yellowish-brown; forewing veins connected by serrate submarginal line......................................................................................................... .. Rotunda Wang, X. & Zolotuhin  , gen. nov.

- Body not yellowish-brown; forewing veins not connected by serrate submarginal line............................... 5

5. Costal and inner margins edged with yellow and black..................... Valvaribifidum Wang, X., Huang &Wang, M.

- Costal and inner margins not edged with yellow and black..................................................... 6

6. Valva long slice, apex divided into two forks................................................... Ernolatia Walker 

- Valva not long slice, apex not divided into two forks.......................................................... 7

7. Valva strongly developed............................................................................... 8

- Valva small to completely reduced....................................................................... 10

8. Dark-colored, medium-sized species; uncus single, thin and straight; socii paired and sclerotized............................................................................................................... Triuncina Dierl 

- Mostly whitish species; uncus hooked or bifurcate; socii not sclerotized.......................................... 9

9. Uncus hooked............................................................................. Bivincula Dierl 

- Uncus bifurcate....................................................................... .. Gnathocinara Dierl 

10. Uncus bifurcate....................................................................... .. Penicillifera Dierl 

- Uncus not divided.................................................................................... 11

11. Uncus hooked............................................................................. Ocinara Walker 

- Uncus straight............................................................................ Trilocha Moore