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Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera: Macrolepidoptera) of Mesta Valley in SW Bulgaria

Boyan Zlatkov

21 December 2007 · volume 18 · pp. 95–126 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: Data about 483 species of Macrolepidoptera from the Mesta Valley (SW Bulgaria) are presented. Some of the established species — Cilix asiatica (O. Bang-Haas, 1907), Trichiura verenae Witt, 1981, Tephronia sepiaria (Hufnagel, 1767) — are rare and locally distributed in Bulgaria. Herein Cilix asiatica is reported from Bulgaria for only the third time. Genitalia of Saturnia pavoniella, Noctua janthina and N. tertia are illustrated.

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