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The vertical distribution of pronophiline butterflies (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) along an elevational transect in Monte Zerpa (Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela) with remarks on their diversity and…
Aim The distribution of neotropical butterflies of the tribe Pronophilini (Lepidoptera, Satyridae) was analysed with the aim of determining (i) the elevational ranges of distribution of each species… Expand
Some data on sensilla and sculpture of antenna in adult Tortricidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
The sensilla and sculpture of the adult antenna are examined under SEM in 14 species belonging to two subfamilies and eight tribes of Tortricidae. In the present paper several earlier observations… Expand
Capture and retrieval of very large prey by workers of the African weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda
Reports of numerous cases of capture and/or retrieval of very large prey by workers of the African weaver ant, Oecophylla longinoda, observed in Cameroon, Nigeria and Zaire are reported. Expand
Diversity and distribution patterns of Pronophilina butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) along an altitudinal transect in north-western Ecuador.
Increase of diversity of Pronophilina with altitude is marginally related to higher limited resource availability, and the lower pressure of predators and parasites at higher elevation can contribute with higher abundance, but cannot be directly correlated with higher diversity. Expand
Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Peru
This paper deals with Tortricidae of the mountains of Peru; 3 genera and 88 species are described as new and one new combination is proposed. Expand
Tortricidae [Lepidoptera] from the Mountains of Ecuador and remarks on their geographical distribution. Part IV: Eastern Cordillera
This paper constitutes part four of the series on Tortricidae from the mountains of Ecuador. 141 species are treated; 2 genera and 67 species are described as new and one new combination is proposed.… Expand
Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Colombia
The paper deals with 45 species and 27 genera belonging to all three tortricidae subfamilies (24 Tortricinee, 7 Chlidanotinae, 14 Olethreutinae) and 20 species are described as new. Expand
A new brachypterous Xenomigia species (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) from Venezuela
A rare case of male brachyptery in the genus Xenomigia Warren, 1906 (Notodontidae: Dioptinae) from the high Andes of Venezuela is reported and the first case of wing reduction in the family Notodont Families (Noctuoidea) is reported. Expand
Jagiello molinopampa gen. et sp. n. from Peru (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
A new Eumaeiti lycaenid genus is described with the type species Jagiello molinopampa sp. Expand