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Noctuidae of the Russian Altai (Lepidoptera)

Flora / Fauna

By: Anton V Volynkin(Author), Vladimir S Kononenko(Editor)

339 pages, 22 plates with colour photos, 13 plates with b/w photos, 33 plates with 584 b/w distribution maps; 4 b/w illustrations

Tigirek State Natural Reserve

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #204683 | ISBN-13: 9785904016227
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Language: English

Noctuidae of the Russian Altai presents a review of the 583 species of Noctuidae, that are known from the Russian part of the Altai Mountain Country. Four species and one subspecies are described as new. Two new synonyms and two new combinations are established; three taxa, previously regarded as junior synonyms are restored to specific status, and the subspecies rank of one taxon is designated. The species rank of one taxon is confirmed. Twenty-two species are newly recorded for the Russian Altai, nine of which are new for the Russian fauna.


Contents

FOREWORD 5
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 6
TAXONOMIC AND FAUNISTIC SUMMARY 7
CLASSIFICATION8
A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF THA NOCTUIDAE STUDY IN ALTAI 8
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIED TERRITORY 10
MATERIALS AND METHODS 11
THE SCHEME OF ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL DEMARCATION 13
DISTRIBUTIONAL CHECK LIST 16
DOUBTFUL  AND ERRONEOUS  RECORDS 27

ANNOTATED CATALOGUE OF NOCTUIDAE IN RUSSIAN ALTAI 30
Family NOLIDAE 30
            Subfamily NOLINAE 30
            Subfamily CHLOEPHORINAE 31
                  Tribe CHLOEPHORINI 31
                  Tribe SARROTHRIPINI 32
                  Tribe EARIADINAE 32
Family EREBIDAE 33
            Subfamily SCOLIOPTERYGINAE 33
            Subfamily RIVULINAE 33
            Subfamily HYPENINAE 33
            Subfamily HERMINIINAE 35
      Subfamily CALPINAE 38
      Subfamily HYPENODINAE 38
      Subfamily TOXOCAMPINAE 39
            Tribe BOLETOBIINI  41
            Tribe PHYTOMETRINI 41
            Tribe AVENTIINI 42
            Tribe EUBLEMMINI 43
      Subfamily EREBINAE 44
            Tribe PERICYMINI 44
            Tribe MELIPOTINI 45
            Tribe CATOCALINI 45
            Tribe EUCLIDINI 48
            Tribe OPHIUSINI 49
Family NOCTUIDAE 49
      Subfamily PLUSIINAE 49
            Tribe ABROSTOLINI 49
            Tribe ARGYROGRAMMATINI 50
            Tribe PLUSIINI 50
                  Subtribe AUTOPLUSIINA 50
                  Subtribe EUCHALCIINA  52
                  Subtribe PLUSIINA  55
      Subfamily EUSTROTIINAE 59
      Subfamily ACONTIINAE 61
            Tribe ACONTIINI 61
            Tribe AEDIINI 63
      Subfamily PANTHEINAE 63
      Subfamily ACRONICTINAE 64
      Subfamily METOPONIINAE 71
      Subfamily CUCULLINAE 71
      Subfamily ONCOCNEMIDINAE 78
      Subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE 80
      Subfamily PSAPHIDINAE 81
            Tribe PSAPHIDINI 81
            Tribe FERALIINI 82
      Subfamily HELIOTHINAE 82
      Subfamily CONDICINAE 85
            Tribe CONDICINI 85
            Tribe LEUCONYCTINI 84
      Subfamily BRYOPHILINAE  86
      Subfamily XYLENINAE 88
            Tribe PSEUDEUSTROTIINI 88
            Tribe ELAPHRIINI 88
            Tribe CARADRININI 89
                  Subtribe CARADRININA 89
                  Subtribe ATHETIINA 94
            Tribe DYPTERYGIINI 95
            Tribe ACTINOTIINI 96
            Tribe PHLOGOPHORINI 96
            Tribe APAMEINI 97
                  Subtribe OXYTRIPIINA 97
                  Subtribe APAMEINA 98
            Tribe XYLENINI 113
                  Subtribe XYLENINA 113
                  Subtribe COSMIINA 121
                  Subtribe PSEUDOHADENINA 123
                  Subtribe ANTITYPINA 124
      Subfamily HADENINAE 128
            Tribe ORTHOSIINI 128
            Tribe THOLERINI 131
            Tribe HADENINI 132
            Tribe LEUCANINI 153
            Tribe ERIOPYGINI 158
      Subfamily NOCTUINAE 160
            Tribe AGROTINI 160
                  Subtribe AGROTINA 160
            Tribe NOCTUINI 179
                  Subtribe AXYLIINA 179
                  Subtribe NOCTUINA 179

DESCRIPTIONS 203
CONTENTS OF PLATES 209
LEGENDS TO PLATES 210
PLATES 241
DISTRIBUTION MAPS 276
REFERENCES 309
INDEX 316


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