PLUME MOTHS OF AFGHANISTAN (LEPIDOPTERA, PTEROPHORIDAE)

Peter Ustjuzhanin, Vasily Kovtunovich, Igor Pljushtch, Juriy Skrylnik, Oleg Pak

Abstract


New data on Pterophoridae from Afghanistan are considered. A checklist of Pterophoridae species of the fauna of Afghanistan is presented, as including 32 species of 14 genera. Merrifieldia tridactyla is for the first time recorded for the fauna of Afghanistan. The basic literature on the Afghanistan Pterophoridae were used in the study.

Keywords


Pterophoridae; plume moths; Afghanistan; fauna; new data

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15421/201610

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