Review of the genus Tisis Walker in Java and Sumatra, with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera: Lecithoceridae)


Kyu-Tek Park, Center for Insect Systematics, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 200-701 Korea. Email:


The genus Tisis Walker in Java and Sumatra, Indonesia, is reviewed, four new species of the genus, T. javaica sp. nov., T. aurifasciata sp. nov., T. diehli sp. nov., and T. sumatraensis sp. nov., are described as new to science, and some taxonomic notes for all previously known species from this area are given. Descriptions and color images of adults, and figures of the male and female genitalia of the new species are provided.