Dolophrosyne TS = Dolophrosyne miraxJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA small genus endemic to high elevation cloud forests of the eastern slope of the Andes from Ecuador to Bolivia. Larvae feed on Chusquea bamboos (Poaceae).
CharacteristicsSmall, drab moths with small eyes, ciliate antennae, and lacking a forewing stridulatory organ (males). Miller (2009) indicates a diagnostic character of forewing venation: R1 arises from DC rather than from RS, as in other dioptines.
Miller, JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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