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On the moths of Mutki district (Bitlis Province, East Turkey) (Lepidoptera)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2017
Authors:M. Kemal, Koçak A. O.
Journal:Cesa News
Volume:150
Start Page:2
Pagination:2-46
Date Published:12/2017
Keywords:AGRIUS, DEILEPHILA, HEMARIS, HYLES, LAOTHOE, LEPIDOPTERA, MACROGLOSSUM, MALE GENITALIA, MARUMBA, PROSERPINUS, RETHERA, SPHINGIDAE, SPHINGONAEPIOPSIS, THERETRA, TURKEY, WORLDMAP1
Abstract:

"In this paper, 333 species of 21 families of Lepidoptera are listed from Mutki district (Bitlis Province, East Turkey). Faunistically, 38 species are reported here as new to Mutki district. Similarly, 43 species are recorded here new for the fauna of Bitlis province. A nomenclatural remark is given to Polyocha transversariella (Zeller,1848). Morphological, faunistical comments or evaluations are mentioned for some species. Field observations are supported by the images taken in nature. Illustrations of the adults with their genitalia, tympanal organs, and head are given, if necessary."

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