Miscellaneous Genera II
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Lutzugia Gen. n.

Type species: trigonalis Kobes.

The only species was originally described in Ugia, but shows numerous striking differences from that genus, none of which appears to be shared with another more suitable genus. It is therefore placed in a new one.

The male antennae are filiform, sparsely ciliate, and have a distinctive node and scale tuft at a slight flexure at about two fifths. The labial palps have the third segment short, one third of the length of the second. The forelegs have the femur and tibia strongly tufted, the latter with an extensive fawn-white hair pencil interiorly. The forewing facies is striking (see below and illustration) and the margin is slightly angled centrally. The hindwings are relatively much smaller, than the forewings than in Ugia and are uniform dull brown except for, in the male, a longitudinal pleat with a transparent central line through the centre of the cell, which is open at its distal end. Posterior to this, veins M2, M3 and CuA1 branch from each other near the margin in the formation ((M2, M3) CuA1). In the female, M2 is separate from (M3, CuA1).

In the male abdomen the eighth segment is unmodified apart from apodemes on the tergite. In the genitalia the uncus is robust, and there is a scaphium. The valves are an elongate oval with a central depression that terminates subapically with a thorn-like process. The saccus is long, slender, acute. The aedeagus vesica has a major diverticulum with a row of cornuti along one side, increasing in size and robustness to the apex where there is a significantly more robust one.

The female has the ostium in the eighth segment, cleft, splaying on each side. The ductus is narrow, membranous. The corpus bursae is a slightly asymmetric pyriform, set asymmetrically on the ductus, with crinkly corrugation over much of one side.

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