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Yponomeutoid Moths (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae, Plutellidae, Argyresthiidae) of Israel

Series: Pensoft Series Faunistica Volume: 58

By: ZS Gershenson, T Pavlicek, V Kravchenko and E Nevo

96 pages, b/w drawings, photos, maps, identification keys

Pensoft Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #162283 | ISBN: 9546422746
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £76.00 $97/€90 approx

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Language: English

Contents:
Preface
Introduction
General Points Biology of Yponomeutoid moths
Egg and embryonic development
Larval development and larval behaviour
Pupa
Adult
Sexual behaviour, oviposition, and fecundity
Distribution and consortive connections of Yponomeutoid moths
Distribution and habitats
Taxonomic diversity of the Yponomeutoid moths in Israel and in "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel
Characteristics of Yponomeutoid moths as components of biocenoses
Economic significance
Classification of the Yponomeutoid moths
A way of classification
Relationship between higher taxonomic units of Yponomeutoid moths
Systematics Key to families Yponomeutidae, Argyresthiidae, and Plutellidae
Key to subfamilies of the family Yponomeutidae
Key to subfamilies of the family Plutellidae
Family Argyresthiidae Bruand, 1850
Family Yponomeutidae Stephens, 1829
Family Plutellidae Guene`e, 1845
Acknowledgements
References
Index to taxonomic names


Contents

Preface Introduction General Points Biology of Yponomeutoid moths Egg and embryonic development Larval development and larval behaviour Pupa Adult Sexual behaviour, oviposition, and fecundity Distribution and consortive connections of Yponomeutoid moths Distribution and habitats Taxonomic diversity of the Yponomeutoid moths in Israel and in "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel Characteristics of Yponomeutoid moths as components of biocenoses Economic significance Classification of the Yponomeutoid moths A way of classification Relationship between higher taxonomic units of Yponomeutoid moths Systematics Key to families Yponomeutidae, Argyresthiidae, and Plutellidae Key to subfamilies of the family Yponomeutidae Key to subfamilies of the family Plutellidae Family Argyresthiidae Bruand, 1850 Family Yponomeutidae Stephens, 1829 Family Plutellidae Guene`e, 1845 Acknowledgements References Index to taxonomic names

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