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ZooKeys 535: Annotated Check List of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico

World / ChecklistJournal / Magazine

Series: ZooKeys Volume: 535

By: Brian G Scholtens(Author), MA Solis(Author)

136 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Pensoft Publishers

Paperback | Nov 2015 | #227144 | ISBN-13: 9789546427915
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This is the first complete update to the check list of Pyraloidea in America north of Mexico in over thirty years. The authors list 861 species of Crambidae and 681 species of Pyralidae for a total of 1542 species, an increase of 10% since the 1983 (MONA) list. New species records are primarily of three types, 1) newly described species, 2) discoveries of southern species north of the southern United States border, and 3) introductions from Europe and Asia. This list includes significant updates to the higher taxonomy of the Pyraloidea based on recent phylogenetic work. The Thyrididae and Hyblaeidae are excluded from the superfamily and the authors recognize the Crambidae and Pyralidae as separate families. The authors provide complete citations for all changes since the 1983 list. This list will provide a comprehensive reference for systematists and other workers, and should encourage renewed work on groups still in need of revision.


Introduction   2
Checklist   11
   Crambidae   11
      Pyraustinae   11
      Spilomelinae   22
      Odontiinae   40
      Glaphyriinae   43
      Musotiminae   48
      Scopariinae   48
      Crambinae   50
      Schoenobiinae   62
      Lathrotelinae   63
      Acentropinae   63
   Pyralidae   66
      Chrysauginae   66
      Galleriinae   69
      Phycitinae   72
      Epipaschiinae   99
      Pyralinae   102
   Omitted species   105
Notes   106
Acknowledgements   123
References   124

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