The Ecuadoran species of the Neotropical genus Orthocomotis DOGNIN, 1905 are listed and the new distributional data are included. Of 25 species treated 18 are described as new (Orthocomotis sachatamiae sp.n., O. parexpansa sp.n., O. lactistrigata sp.n., O. ferruginea sp.n., O. yanayacu sp.n., O. albobasalis sp.n., O. andina sp.n., O. carolina sp.n., O. puyoana sp.n., O. golondrina sp.n., O. gielisi sp. n., O. pactoana sp.n., O. cosangana sp.n., O. mediana sp.n., O. sucumbiana sp.n., O. volochilesia sp.n., O. shuara sp.n., O. alshiana sp.n.). Orthocomotis domonoana RAZOWSKI & PELZ, 2003 n.stat. originally described as subspecies of O. euchaldera CLARKE 1956 is raised to full specific rank. Some general data on the genus are provided.
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