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World Catalogue of Insects, Volume 12: Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea I (Argyresthiidae, Attevidae, Praydidae, Scythropiidae, and Yponomeutidae)

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Series: World Catalogue of Insects Volume: 12

By: Jon A Lewis (Author), Jae-Cheon Sohn (Author), Bernard Landry (Editor)

253 pages, 3 b/w illustrations, 2 tables

E J Brill

Hardback | Feb 2015 | #219883 | ISBN-13: 9789004254749
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About this book

This is the first part of the World Catalogue of Insects of the superfamily Yponomeutoidea with the most current scientific classification, synonymies and misspellings. Primary type locations, status, depositories, reference citations, zoogeographic distributions, known host plants, explanatory notes and corrections are given. In addition, new primary types are designated, new synonymies and combinations are proposed.  


Contents

Abstract
Introduction
Classification
Biogeography
Host Plants
Taxonomic History
Methods and Conventions
List of Changes
Lectotypes
Neotype
New Synonyms
New Combinations
List of Abbreviations
Specimen Depositories
Literature
Other
Acknowledgements
Argyresthiidae
Attevidae
Praydidae
Scythropiidae
Yponomeutidae
Saridoscelinae
Yponomeutinae
Genera incertae sedis
Species incertae sedis
Nomina nuda
Genera removed from treated families
Species removed from Yponomeutidae
References


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Biography

Jon A. Lewis, Ph.D. (1988) Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. (1997) Columbia State University. Coauthored several articles on moth and hemiptera collections.Curated and cataloged the bulk of the largest collection of immature lepidoptera in the world at the Smithsonian.

Jae-Cheon Sohn, Ph.D. (2013) University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA; M.S. (2002) Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, South Korea. Publications: two guide books for the Korean insects, 50 papers in peer-review journals, and 29 papers in non-peer-review journals. Awardee of the Ernst Mayr Grants (Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University) and the Explorers Club Washington Group Exploration and Field Research Grant.

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