Australian Pentaneurini genus ST1 manuscript name



Taxonomic Notes

This taxon, and others named in the same manner, derive from Australian larvae, some of which are reared, that do not correspond with northern hemisphere defined taxa. No formal diagnosis is provided here – eventually, and with rearings and especially some insights from molecular data, formal taxonomic treatment may be provided.

Ecological Notes

This taxon is based on two unreared larvae with a distinctive “star chart”, very ‘creased’ head and large protruding mola bearing the seta interna.

Distribution: NSW: Katoomba area, 33º41’30’S 150º23.30’E, Blue Mts Creek, 20.xi.1992; Vic: unlabeled locality in East Gippsland.

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