Scientific Note: Clearwing moths (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) of Laos. I. <i>Akaisphecia melanopuncta</i> O. Gorbunov & Arita, 1995 (Sesiidae: Sesiinae: Osminiini)
The results of a lepidopterological expedition to Laos in 2005 are presented as the first notes of a planned series. Akaisphecia melanopuncta O.
Gorbunov & Arita, 1995 (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae) is recorded for Laos for the first time. Illustrations of imago and habitat are presented.