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First record of Lepidoptera from Ural owl nests in Japan
Four species of Tineidae (Niditinea baryspilas (Meyrick), Monopis pavlovskii (Zagulajev), Mon. flavidorsalis (Matsumura), Mon. sp.) and one species of Oecophoridae (Martyringa ussuriella Lvovsky)Expand
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Relationships Between Nest-Dwelling Lepidoptera and Their Owl Hosts
Abstract Lepidoptera fauna of five owl species nests were investigated in Japan. Seventeen moth species were identified: Niditinea striolella (Tineidae), Agonopterix sp. (Elachistidae) fromExpand
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Four species of Olethreutinae (Lepidoptera : Tortricidae) associated with viviparous seedlings of the mangrove Rhizophoraceae in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Four olethreutine species, including two new species described herein, are associated with the fruits and seedlings of Rhizophoraceae in the Ryukyu Islands: Cryptophlebia horii Kawabe feeds onExpand
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A revision of the Monopis monachella species complex (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) from China
The Monopis monachella species complex from China is revised, and its relationship to other species complexes of the genus Monopis is discussed with reference to morphological, and molecularExpand
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Discovery of the previously unrecorded family Copromorphidae Meyrick (Lepidoptera) in Japan, with description of a new species and autapomorphies for the family
Copromorpha kijimuna sp. nov., which is closely related to C. pleurophanes Meyrick (Copromorphidae), is described from the Ryukyus, Japan, with illustrations of the adult stage, including itsExpand
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Differences in the niches of keratin/chitin feeding moths (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) in bird nests in central Japan
Some moth larvae feed not on plants but on keratin and/or chitin produced by animals. These substances are polymers and are commonly found in bird nests as feathers and raptor pellets. ManyExpand
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The first discovery of the genus Narycia (Lepidoptera, Psychidae) from Japan, with description of a new species
A new species of the family Psychidae Narycia emikoae Niitsu, Jinbo & Nasu, sp. n. is described from Japan with illustrations of adults and genitalia, biological information, and DNA barcode data.Expand
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