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Lepidoptera. Chapter 11
We provide a comprehensive overview of those Lepidopteran invasions to Europe that result from increasing globalisation and also review expansion of species within Europe. A total of 97 non-nativeExpand
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The Lepidoptera of Acacia domatia in Kenya, with description of two new genera and six new species
The contents of swollen-thorn domatia of three Acacia species are given. Lepidoptera bred from swollen thorns of Acacia are listed; two new genera, Endotera gen. nov. and Kenyatta gen. nov., and sixExpand
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New Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from East Africa with an account of the tortricid fauna of acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley.
Species of Tortricidae whose larvae feed on acacia are listed, including five new species: Hystrichophora bussei Agassiz, Endotera cyaneana Agassiz, Paraeccopsis variegana Agassiz & Aarvik,Expand
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Revision of African Neaspasia Diakonoff, 1989 and the related Conaspasia, n. gen. (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae).
The six species of Neaspasia Diakonoff present in mainland Africa are described and illustrated. Niphadophylax albonigra Razowski & Wojtusiak and N. sophrona Razowski & Wojtusiak are transferred toExpand
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Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea)
Abstract The larvae of the Old World genera Leucinodes Guenée, 1854 and Sceliodes Guenée, 1854 are internal feeders in the fruits of Solanaceae, causing economic damage to cultivated plants likeExpand
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Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1799) - a Holarctic Tortricid
The discovery by Leraut (2003) of the existence of a species closely related to Acleris emargana (Fabricius, 1775) is confi rmed. It is shown that this was already known to lepidopterists in the fiExpand
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A new genus and species of myrmecophile clearwing moth (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from East Africa.
A new genus, Osmanthedon Kallies gen. nov., in the tribe Synanthedonini and a new species, Osmanthedon domaticola Agassiz Kallies spec. nov., are described. This is the first record of a sesiidExpand
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The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea).
The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region are revised. The generic name Trisophista Meyrick is restored, stat. rev. Three new synonymies are established: Trisophista pauli Viette, 1967 is a juniorExpand
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Do small ermine moths sing? Possible stridulatory sound production in Yponomeutidae (Lepidoptera)
ABSTRACT In the hind wings of Yponomeuta and related genera there are transparent patches without scales; within these are arrays of ridges and it is suggested these may be used to produce sounds,Expand
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Deaf moths employ acoustic Müllerian mimicry against bats using wingbeat-powered tymbals
Emitting ultrasound upon hearing an attacking bat is an effective defence strategy used by several moth taxa. Here we reveal how Yponomeuta moths acquire sophisticated acoustic protection despiteExpand
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