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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

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IBARRA, Adolfo; CUROE, Daniel J.  and  RAMIREZ-PONCE, Andrés. Description of a new species of Hyalophora (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Attacini) from Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2018, vol.89, n.4, pp.1068-1073. ISSN 2007-8706.

Hyalophora haghenbecki, a new species of saturniid moth collected in the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, state of Puebla, Mexico, is described and illustrated. It is distinguished by its forewings prolonged apically, hindwings with the postmedial line straight anteriorly, and the edeagus moderately widened from the middle to the apex.

Keywords : Insecta; H. haghenbecki n. sp.; Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve.

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