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review of selected species of Lymantria Hübner (1819) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Lymantriinae) from subtropical and temperate regions of Asia, including the descriptions of three new species, some
T genus Lymantria Hübner [1819] contains some of the most destructive forest pests in the world. Potential invasive species of Lymantria from temperate and subtropical Asia are a threat to theExpand
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CHARACTER DEFINITIONS AND CHARACTER STATE DELINEATION: THE BETE NOIRE OF PHYLOGENETIC INFERENCE
Abstract— Currently characters are static concepts whose definition and state delineations seldom undergo any scrutiny. Common systematic practice tends to synthesize character slates by combining orExpand
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A New Synonym of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) and Differentiation of Adult Males of H. zea and H. armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae)
Abstract The taxonomic history of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) and Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) is discussed. Heliothis stombleri Okumura and Bauer is a new synonym of H. zea. The best diagnosticExpand
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Towards a Global Barcode Library for Lymantria (Lepidoptera: Lymantriinae) Tussock Moths of Biosecurity Concern
Background Detecting and controlling the movements of invasive species, such as insect pests, relies upon rapid and accurate species identification in order to initiate containment procedures by theExpand
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Revised status of Chloridea Duncan and (Westwood), 1841, for the Heliothis virescens species group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae) based on morphology and three genes
The Heliothinae comprise some of the world's most injurious agricultural pests. This study reanalyses a subsample of the Heliothis group to determine the monophyly of Chloridea (Heliothis virescensExpand
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Attraction of Pest Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Crambidae) to Floral Lures on the Island of Hawaii
Traps baited with floral chemicals on the island of Hawaii captured several pest moth species. Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday) (green garden looper), Au- tographa biloba (Doubleday) (bi-lobedExpand
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Biodiversity of Lepidoptera
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Lepidopteran Biodiversity: Patterns and Estimators
The term biodiversity has many definitions, one of which is the measurement of species richness on a global basis (Lovejoy 1997). Lepidopterans (moths and butterflies) are one of the most specioseExpand
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A Review Of The Tripudia quadrifera (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Species Complex
Abstract Specimens comprising the species Tripudia quadrifera (Zeller) and Tripudia grapholithoides (Möschler) were discovered to contain six new species: Tripudia rectangula, n. sp., from theExpand
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Amazonian biotic data and conservation decisions
NH-Vertebrate Zoology ; SDR ; Research Associate ; NH-Botany ; NMNH ; NH-Entomology ; NH-Anthropology
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