Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Iran: a review with description of two new species.

  title={Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Iran: a review with description of two new species.},
  author={Helen Alipanah and Roman V. Yakovlev and Hossein Falsafi and Thomas J. Witt and Aidas Saldaitis},
  volume={5062 1},
A taxonomic revision of the Iranian species of the family Cossidae is conducted. Sixthy-nine species and 16 subspecies in 26 genera and five subfamilies, namely Catoptinae, Mehariinae, Stygiinae, Cossinae and Zeuzerinae, are identified. Meharia baluchestana Alipanah Yakovlev, sp. n. and Cossulus kopetdaghensis Yakovlev Alipanah, sp. n. are described. Dyspessa elbursensis derbenti Daniel, 1964 is raised to the species level, Dyspessa derbenti Daniel, 1964, stat. n.; Dieida ledereri (Staudinger… 

New species of the Genus Afrikanetz Yakovlev, 2009 from Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Lepidoptera: Cossidae, Cossinae)

  • R. Yakovlev
  • Biology
    SHILAP Revista de lepidopterología
  • 2022
The article describes Afrikanetz schouteni Yakovlev, sp. n., distributed in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire. The article has two illustrations.

CHAPTER 3A brief introduction to the phylogeny of Iranian Lepidoptera

CHAPTER 2A historical review of lepidopterology in Iran

Since oliVieR collected his first Zygaena in the mountains of western Iran, nearly 900 authors have contributed to the study of Lepidoptera in Iran, publishing roughly 1,700 works on the topic from short communications to tome-like monographs.

CHAPTER 5How many Lepidoptera species are waiting to be discovered in Iran? An estimation of the total lepidopteran fauna

© Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart Identifying knowledge gaps and highlighting the less explored areas of Iran were two of the major purposes of the “Lepidoptera Iranica” project. In that