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ISSUE 67-68 (2021)

Systematics and zoogeography

3 S.K. Korb
Bryophila orthogramma (Boursin, 1954) in Middle Asia and material misidentification problems in genomic databases (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

SUMMARY. It is stated that Bryophila orthogramma (Boursin, 1954) was erroneously removed from the Lepidoptera fauna of Middle Asia. This species confirmed from Middle Asia both by molecular and morphology methods as far as the data about external and genital differences between closely related species B. orthogramma and B. raptricula ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775) are listed. It is shown that COI-sequence (mtDNA) of B. orthogramma from Siberia, South Kazakhstan, China and Kyrgyzstan has zero variability. Due to this reason the subspecific composition of B. orthogramma populations cannot be determined using COI-sequence, nuclear genes must be used. The following nomenclatural acts are proposed: B. orthogramma montanotricula Korb, 2020, stat. rev., B. orthogramma aksuensis (Boursin, 1954), stat. rev. The updated information on the distribution of B. orthogramma in Middle Asia and new information on the ecology of this species are given. The problem of misidentification of the materials from the genomic databases is discussed. I offer following recommendations to the genomic databases administrators: 1) to make mandatory and publicly accessible data field “Identified by” when the sequence registered in the database; to add a special mark “Reference sequence” for those sequences which material has been identified by an expert in this group. I also offer the following recommendations to researchers: 1) if the group of organisms is difficult for identification, to take 1 – 2 fragments of every possible species for DNA analysis, and the specimen itself to send to an expert in this group; 2) when registered in genomic databases always mark who determined the material.

Ecology and faunistics

9 E.V. Kanyukova, N.V. Smirnova, L.V. Egorov
True bugs (Heteroptera) of Chuvash Republic: systematic check-list of the species

SUMMARY. On the basis of the long-term research and literary data the check-list of hemiptera insects (Heteroptera) of Chuvash Republic is suggested. The list of 290 species of true bugs known for the fauna of the Chuvash Republic is presented. For each species, references to literary sources are indicated, which contain any information about it from the territory of Chuvashia. Ceraleptus gracilicornis (Herrich-Schaeffer, 1835) is indicated for the first time in Chuvashia.
8 V.O. Kozminykh
About the eastern limit for distribution of the european aquatic bug Velia (Plesiovelia) saulii Tamanini, 1947 (Heteroptera: Veliidae)

SUMMARY. The European species of aquatic bug Velia (Plesiovelia) saulii Tamanini, 1947 (Veliidae) is found out in the Perm Province (Perm City, Iva river). The record is the easternmost of all known, and it expands the distribution area of this species significantly. Brief data, summarizing the presence of two other species of the family Veliidae at the Urals, i. e Microvelia buenoi Drake, 1920 and M. reticulata (Burmeister, 1835), are presented.
29V.O. Kozminykh
New records of true bugs (Heteroptera) for the Perm Province

SUMMARY. The 4 species of true bugs are first registered for the Middle Urals: Deraeocoris lutescens (Schilling, 1837) (Miridae), Tropistethus holosericus (Scholtz, 1846), Emblethis griseus (Wolff, 1802), and Pachybrachius fracticollis (Schilling, 1829) (Lygaeidae). Besides these, the following 6 species from 5 families are recorded in the Perm Province for the first time: Chartoscirta elegantula (Fallén, 1807) (Saldidae), Acalypta gracilis (Fieber, 1844) (Tingidae), Dicyphus globulifer (Fallén, 1829), Polymerus vulneratus (Panzer, 1806) (Miridae), Coranus aethiops Jakovlev, 1893 (Reduviidae), Troilus luridus (Fabricius, 1775) (Pentatomidae). First records of 12 Heteroptera species are noted for the Perm City, including Polymerus cognatus (Fieber, 1858), Pithanus hrabei Stehlík, 1952 (Miridae) and Sehirus luctuosus Mulsant et Rey, 1866 (Cydnidae), and very rare Drymus latus Douglas et Scott, 1871 (Lygaeidae) is specified once more.
36 A.S. Sazhnev, I.Yu. Lychkovskaya
New data to the fauna of aquatic and semi-aquatic beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae, Spercheidae, Hydrophilidae, Hydraenidae) of Ryazan Province.

SUMMARY. In the article provides information on the fauna of aquatic beetles of the Ryazan Province Based on the material collected in 2017–2019, an annotated list was compiled; it includes 23 species from 4 families, all species and family Spercheidae are first records for the fauna of the Ryazan Province
39 I.A. Zabaluev, I.G. Bastrakova, O.A. Polumordvinov
A contribution to the weevil’s fauna (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) of Penza Province. Part 2.

SUMMARY. The faunistic list of weevils of the Penza Province is continued and 96 species from 6 subfamilies are given, of the 52 species are indicated for the first time for the region. For the species Stephanocleonus microgrammus (Gyllenhal, 1834) material from the Moscow and Kursk Provinces is also presented for the first time, and a map of its distribution in the European part of Russia is given. This rare and local species, known in almost the entire range by single specimens, is recommended for inclusion in the new edition of the regional Red Book.
50L.V. Bolshakov, A.B. Ruchin, G.B. Semishin
To the fauna of Lepidoptera in the Republic of Mordovia. Addition 8.

SUMMARY. Fieldwork in the Mordovia Republic up to year 2020 yielded a list of 42 species of Lepidoptera, 40 of which are new to the studied territory, including Gypsonoma oppressana (Treitschke, 1835) new to Middle Volga region, Meganola togatulalis (Hübner, 1798) and Apamea lithoxylaea ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775) new to Volga river basin and Lithostege griseata ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775) confirmed for the republic, being previously known only after an old dubious record. Moreover, 3 species are recorded as new and 1 confirmed to the Mordovia State nature reserve. Aethes fennicana (М. Hering, 1924) ssp. adelaidae (Toll, 1955) is confirmed for Central European Russia and the following synonymy is rectified: Aethes fennicana adelaidae (Toll, 1955) = suvarana Lastukhin, 2001, syn. n. Ranges are extended for several species, with northernmost records published for Oegoconia deauratella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854), Scythris sinensis (R. Felder et Rogenhofer, 1875), Anacamspis timidella (Wocke, 1887), Cochylimorpha woliniana (Schleich, 1868), Gynnidomorpha minimana (Caradja, 1916), Eucosma obumbratana (Lienig et Zeller, 1846), Grapholitha difficilana (Walsingham, 1900), Asalebria geminella (Eversmann, 1844), Chilo christophi Błeszyński, 1965, Watsonarctia deserta (Bartel, 1902), Phlogophora meticulosa (Linnaeus, 1758) and Mesogona acetosellae ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775), and southernmost records for Crambus silvellus (Hübner, 1813) and Eupithecia valerianata (Hübner, 1813).
57L.V. Bolshakov, N.I. Makarichev
Additions and corrections to the fauna of Lepidoptera of the Tula Province. 10.

SUMMARY. Additions and corrections to the lists of Lepidoptera of Tula Province are given, comprising 14 species, 9 of which are listed for the province for the first time, incl. Chloroclysta siterata (Hufnagel, 1767) – for the first time for Central European Russia. Additionally, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758) is confirmed, recorded for the first time since early 20th century, Pyralis cardinalis Kaila, Huemer, Mutanen, Tyllinen et Wikström, 2020 is revealed after re-examination of material (the previously reported P. regalis [Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775, with a more south-westerly distribution is moved to a list of unlikely species, its presence in the region would require confirmation). Additionally, 4 species are recorded as new to Moscow Province, previously reported online. Northernmost records in European Russia are provided for Cupido decoloratus (Staudinger, 1886), southernmost or south-easternmost – for Cydia illutana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851), Ennomos alniaria (Linnaeus, 1758) and Pennithera firmata (Hübner, [1822]).
63 V.V. Аnikin, A.L. Lvovsky, S.V. Nedoshivina
New records of flat moths (Lepidoptera: Depressariidae) for the Volga Region

SUMMARY. New data on 11 species of Depressariidae are provided for the Volga Region basing on material collected in 2005-2020. Among all mentioned species 1 is listed for the first time for Kalmyk Republic, 3 – for Astrakhan Province, 5 – for Saratov Province, 4 – for Ulyanovsk Province and 1 – for Tatarstan. Two species Agonopterix multiplicella (Erschoff, 1877) and De-pressaria emeritella Stainton, 1849 are recorded here firstly for the Volgo-Ural Region

Short communications

68R.V. Romanchuk, S.V. Poushkova
New record of Carabus (Megodontus) exaratus Quensel, 1806 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Rostov Province.

69A.S. Sazhnev, A.A. Prokin
New data to the fauna of beetles (Coleoptera) of the Voronezh Province

70V.O. Kozminykh
The discovery of Metoecus paradoxus (Linnaeus, 1760) (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae) at the Middle Cis-Urals

71F.S. Pudovikov
About population Minois dryas (Scopoli, 1763) (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) from the south-east of the Moscow Province


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