To the first many-plumed moths fauna of Armenia (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae)

P. Ya. Ustjuzhanin, V. N. Kovtunovich


A review of 6 species of many-plumed moths from Armenia is given. Two of them previously described from Caucasus, Alucita caucasica Zagulajev, 1986 and Alucita araxella Zagulajev, 2000 are synonymized under Alucita huebneri Wallengren, 1859 and Alucita grammodactyla Zeller, 1841 respectively.


Lepidoptera; Alucitidae; many-plumed moths; Armenia; new synonyms; new records

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