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ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN RUSSIA AND ADJACENT REGIONS


 

Volume 37 (2014)

  Systematics and Zoogeography
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S.K. Korb
A new subspecies of Phengaris (Maculinea) arion (Linnaeus, 1758) from Middle Asia (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).

 SUMMARY. In this paper I describe a new subspecies Phengaris (Maculinea) arion dianae, ssp. n. with type locality: Kazakhstan, Zailiisky Alatau Mts., Bolshaya Almaatinka valley, 1800 m. The holotype of this new subspecies is deposited in the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg). The type locality of the subspecies P. (M.) arion naruena (Courvoisier, 1911) is located in the Lower Volga region, therefore it is a junior synonym: Phengaris (Maculinea) arion rueli (Krulikowsky, 1891) = P. (M.) arion naruena (Courvoisier, 1911), syn. n.

  Ecology and Faunistics
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Yu.V. Dorofeev, A.A. Evsyunin
The new finds of beetles (Coleoptera) in Tula Province. 2.

 SUMMARY. Presented is an addition of the list of Coleoptera found in Tula Province. 94 species are reported as new to its fauna. Paederus limnophilus Erichson, 1840 and Tasgius ater (Gravenhorst, 1802) is excluded from the list of regional fauna because as wrong determined.

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A.V. Amolin, K.S. Artokhin
To the study of potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) fauna in Rostov-Don Province.

 SUMMARY. The paper contains annotated list of 40 potter wasp species of Rostov-Don Province, based on study of the collection of Zoology department at Southern Federal University, as well as of small collection of A.V. Shkuratov. Brachyodynerus magnificus (Morawitz, 1867), Eumenes tripunctatus (Christ, 1791), Onychopterocheilus pallasii (Klug, 1805), Pseudepipona augusta (Morawitz, 1867) decrease in abundance and distribution and are recommended for inclusion in the Red List of the Rostov-Don Province.

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L.V. Bolshakov, A.Yu. Matov, O.A. Polumordvinov, V.V. Anikin, S.V. Baryshnikova, V.I. Piskunov
On the fauna of Lepidoptera of Penza Province. ddition 1.

 SUMMARY. Additions to the list of Lepidoptera of Penza Province collected up to 2013 is given. It includes 120 species, 82 of which are cited for the first time for the province, the rest of the records being various updates and corrections. Occurrence in the province is confirmed for Episcythrastis tetricell ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775) and Euxoa ochrogaster (Guenée, 1852), previously know after early 20th century materials, as well as Eupithecia extensaria (Freyer, 1845) and lhr porata (Linnaeus, 1767) for which the early 20th century material could not be examined. Several species are excluded from the species list of the province: Hypochalcia lignella (Hübner, 1796) (material reidentified as H. propinquella (Eversmann, 1842)), Acontia titania (Esper, [1798]) (the sole specimen reidentified as . melanura (Tauscher, 1809)), Cucullia thapsiphaga (Treitschke, 1826) (the sole specimen reidentified as C. scrophulariae ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775), already known from the province). Additionally, 5 species incorrectly identified in [Shlykov, 1988], but most likely occurring there were excluded from the main species list. Northernmost and north-westernmost records in European Russia are reported for Exaeretia lepidella (Christoph, 1872), Psorosa dahliella (Treitschke, 1832), Hypochalcia decorella (Hübner, [1810]) and Cleptotypodes ledereri (Staudinger, 1870).

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L.V. Bolshakov, V.S. Okulov
n the fauna of higher Lepidoptera of the Udmurtia. Addition 2.

 SUMMARY. Additions to the list of higher Lepidoptera of the Udmurt Republic are presented, comprised of 17 species, of which 13 are new for the republic and 9 are new for Middle Cisuralia: Watsonalla binaria (Hufnagel, 1767), Kemtrognophos ambiguata (Duponchel, 1830), Coenocalpe lapidata (Hübner, [1809]), Perizoma lugdunaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855), Eupithecia tenuiata (Hübner, 1813), Eupithecia conterminata (Lienig et Zeller, 1846), Idaea sylvestraria (Hübner, [1799]), Scopula beckeraria (Lederer, 1853) and Eriogaster lanestris (Linnaeus, 1758). Northernmost records in Cisuralia are reported for Apocheima hispidaria ([Denis et Schiffermüller], 1775) and Eupithecia millefoliata Rössler, 1866. Occurence of Euphydryas intermedia (Ménétriès, 1859) in taiga regions of Middle Cisuralia and North-East European Russia is confirmed. Considering the insufficient differences in molecular data and other characters the following synonymy is established: Dendrolimus pini (Linnaeus, 1758) = D. kilmez Mikkola et Ståhls, 2008, syn. n., the latter being treated, taking into account the cladograms based upon COI and ITS genes [Mikkola, Ståhls, 2008] as a hybrid between D. pini and D. superans sibiricus Tchetverikov, 1908. In addition, “forgotten” records by L.K. Krulikowsky are brought to attention, in particular those of Colias erate (Esper, [1801]) (as "Colias hyale L. ab. fulvocoma nova" [, 1907]) Tongeia fischeri (Eversmann, 1843).

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Z.F. Klyuchko, E.M. Klyuchko, V.M. Sergienko
The noctuids (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae s.l.) of Cherkassy Province, Ukraine as result of long-term monitoring.

 SUMMARY. Corrected data and the list of 349 moth species registered for Chercassy Province, Ukraine are given in article. This list contains nearly 40 species less than the list for Kiev Province, bordering Cherkassy Province from the North. Several species associated with steppe biocenoses and trophically associated with steppe plants are present in Chercassy Province: Gonospileia triquetra ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), Panchrysia deaurata (Esper, 1787), Cucullia lactea (Fabricius, 1787), C. santonici (Hübner, [1816]), C. thapsiphaga (Treitschke, 1826), Chloantha hyperici ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), Sidemia spilogramma (Rambur, 1871), Apamea scolopacina (Esper, 1788), Ulochlaena hirta (Hübner, 1813), Dichagyris musiva (Hübner [1803]) and D. vallesiaca (Boisduval, 1837).

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E.V. Ilyina, A.N. Poltavsky
Supplements to the catalogue of the noctuid-moths of the Daghestan (Lepidoptera: Nolidae, Erebidae, Noctuidae).

 SUMMARY. Presented addenda to noctuid fauna (Nolidae, Erebidae, Noctuidae) of the Republic Dagestan, including 12 species, from which for the first time discovered on territory of the Russia Agrotis lasserrei (Oberthür, 1881) and Arcyophora dentula (Lederer, 1870), which were known in the deserts of Africa and Asia; first report from Daghestan of European species Photedes morrisii (Dale, 1837); after a long-term break there were collected for the second time: Nola subchlamydula Staudinger, 1871, Raparna conicephala (Staudinger, 1870) and Mormo maura (Linnaeus, 1758).

  History of entomology
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V.V. Zolotuhin
Lepidopterous insects in J.G. Georgi 1800's book as the first list of the order for the Russian fauna.

 SUMMARY. The first list of the Lepidoptera of the fauna of Russian Impire (undeservedly forgotten now) was provided by Johann Gottlieb Georgi (1729-1802) as result of “academitian expeditions” of the late XVIII Century and analyses of all available private collections, mostly of Boeber, Cappel and Cederheim. Totally the list includes 154 species known nowadays as Rhopalocera, 30 species of 'Sphinx' (Sphingidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Syntomidae) and 370 'Phalaena' groupped into Bombyces, Geometrae, Tortrices, Pyralides, Noctua, Tineae, Allucitae and [Hepiales].

  Addendum
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List of nomenclature acts published by “Eversmannia” in 2013.

  Information
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Editorial corrections to the Red Data Book of Tula Province [2013].

 

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