Review of some species groups of the genus Oospila Warren, with descriptions of nine new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae).

@article{Lindt2018ReviewOS,
  title={Review of some species groups of the genus Oospila Warren, with descriptions of nine new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae).},
  author={A. Lindt and A. Hausmann and J. Viidalepp},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2018},
  volume={4497 2},
  pages={
          151-194
        }
}
  • A. Lindt, A. Hausmann, J. Viidalepp
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • The Neotropical geometrine genus Oospila Warren, 1897 includes seventy-nine species and was revised by Cook Scoble (1995). The genus is distinctive in having a row of raised abdominal crests, which are composed of specialized, erect, metallic shining scales. This paper focuses on the integrative morphological and molecular delimitation of the smallest Oospila species. The wing patterns and genitalia structures of males and females are illustrated. Cook Scoble (1995) distinguished 13 species… CONTINUE READING
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