Heteroceran moths (Lepidoptera, Heterocera) of the Don River delta

  title={Heteroceran moths (Lepidoptera, Heterocera) of the Don River delta},
  author={Alexander N. Poltavsky and A. Yu. Matov and Peter Ivliev},
  journal={Entomological Review},
A list of the Heterocera (Lepidoptera) found in the Don River delta is given. The investigated fauna is several times less species-rich than the faunas of the neighboring territories but includes some species not found in other parts of Rostov Province. These are Epischnia prodromella (Hb.), Euzophera alpherakyella Ragonot, Ancylosis samaritanella (Zeller, 1867), Ancylolomia tentaculella (Hb.), Nymphula nitidulata (Hufn.), Megaspilates mundataria (Stoll), and Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esp… 
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