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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
Print version ISSN 0085-5626
BURGOS-PINO, Rodrigo; LEIVA-RIFO, Rubén; ANGULO, Andrés O. and OLIVARES, Tania S.. Copitarsia uncilata Burgos & Leiva sp. nov. of Cuculliinae from Colombia and Mexico (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2010, vol.54, n.3, pp.372-375. ISSN 0085-5626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262010000300005.
We describe and illustrate the adult and genitalia of male and female Copitarsia uncilata Burgos & Leiva sp. nov. which is distributed in Colombia and Mexico. The new species is characterized by having a broad spatulated uncus with an apical medium projection, digitus white a wide concave apical emargination and ampulla with recurved apex protruding from the valve. It is externally similar to Copitarsia decolora (Guenée).
Keywords : Brassicae oleracea; flower's exportation; Insecta; noctuid moths; taxonomy.