Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908

Park, Kyu-Tek, Koo, Jun-Mo, Agassiz, David J. L. & Aarvik, Leif, 2020, A taxonomic review of the Afrotropical genus Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908 (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea, Lecithoceridae, Torodorinae), with descriptions of eleven new species, Zootaxa 4786 (2), pp. 151-175 : 152

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4786.2.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:53FB7D7C-70DE-4FCD-BDE1-48C146DFB8DA

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scientific name

Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908
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Genus Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908

Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908: 726 . Type species: Dragmatucha proaula Meyrick, 1908 . Type locality: South Africa.

The genus Dragmatucha is superficially similar to Idiopteryx , but it can be distinguished by the forewing venation with M 3 coincident with CuA 1. Re-description for venation and hind tibia are as follows: antenna as long as forewing or slightly shorter, finely ciliate; forewing with R 3 stalked with R 4+5, R 5 to costa, M 2 well-developed, M 3 entirely merged with CuA 1; CuA 1 + CuA 2 short-stalked, 1A+2A not forked at base; hind wing with M 2 well-developed, M 3 entirely merged with CuA 1, Cup well-developed, arising from before middle of lower margin of discal cell or often freely arising from near base; hind tibia roughly tufted with long piliform scales.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lecithoceridae

Loc

Dragmatucha Meyrick, 1908

Park, Kyu-Tek, Koo, Jun-Mo, Agassiz, David J. L. & Aarvik, Leif 2020
2020
Loc

Dragmatucha

Meyrick, E. 1908: 726
1908