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On the fauna of Macro-Heterocera of Bahçesaray district, with some eco-faunistical notes (Van Province, East Turkey) (Lepidoptera)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:M. Kemal, Koçak A. O.
Journal:Priamus
Volume:14
Issue:3
Start Page:121
Pagination:121-159
Date Published:12/2016
ISSN:1015-8243
Keywords:DEILEPHILA, HEMARIS, HYLES, LAOTHOE, LEPIDOPTERA, MACROGLOSSUM, MARUMBA, RETHERA, SMERINTHUS, SPHINGIDAE, SPHINGONAEPIOPSIS, TURKEY
Abstract:

"This paper deals with the Macro-Heterocera fauna of Bahçesaray. Totally 55 species of the following 14 families, Arctiidae, Cimeliidae, Cossidae, Ctenuchidae, Drepanidae, Lasiocampidae, Lemoniidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Psychidae, Sesiidae, Sphingidae, Thyatiridae, and Zygaenidae are given. The species are listed alphabetically, together with their synonyms, original references, and distributional information as codes. Auto-ecological data to the species are added. Observational information in nature are illustrated. Illustrations of several genitalic preparations are given. Totally 36 triad distributional maps are prepared. Together with the previous contributions, all the species are new to the district. Among them, 7 species are new to Van Province."

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