A new genus, Asiaephorus, is recognised and described, with Platyptilia sythoffi Snellen, 1903, as its type-species. Asiaephorus sythoffi (Snellen) comb. nov., is redescribed and a lectotype is designated. A second species, A. longicucullus spec. nov., from Nepal, India and Japan is described. The genus has an East and South-Eastern Palaearctic and North Oriental distribution.

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Keywords Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae, Palaearctic region, Indo-Australian region, new genus, new species.
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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Gielis, C. (2000). Asiaephorus gen. nov., a review and description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 74, 18-24, 367–374.