Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory

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A survey on sphingidae (lepidoptera) species of south eastern Turkey with new distributional records

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2020
Authors:E. Seven
Journal:Cumhuriyet Science Journal
Volume:41
Issue:1
Start Page:319
Pagination:319-326
ISSN:2587-2680
Keywords:ACHERONTIA, AGRIUS, AKBESIA, CLARINA, DEILEPHILA, DOLBINA, HYLES, LAOTHOE, MACROGLOSSUM, MARUMBA, RETHERA, SMERINTHUS, SPHINGIDAE, THERETRA, TURKEY, WORLDMAP1
Abstract:

"This paper provides comments on the Sphingidae species of south eastern Turkey by the field surveys are conducted between in 2015-2017. A total of 15 species are determined as a result of the investigations from Batman, Diyarbakır and Mardin provinces. With this study, the number of sphinx moths increased to 13 in Batman, 14 in Diyarbakır and 8 in Mardin. Among them, 7 species for Batman, 4 species for Diyarbakır and 1 species for Mardin are new record. For each species, original reference, type locality, material examined, distribution in the world and in Turkey, and larval hostplants are given. Adults figures of Smerinthus kindermanni Lederer, 1852; Marumba quercus ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775); Rethera komarovi (Christoph, 1885); Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758); Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758) and H. livornica (Esper, [1780]) are illustrated."

URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.17776/csj.574903
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