Entomologica Fennica

Abstracts of Volume 13 Number 4, 2002

Beljaev, E. A. & Vasilenko, S. V. 2002: An annotated checklist of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) from the Kamchatka Peninsula and adjacent islands. - Entomol. Fennica 13: 195-235.

A checklist of the Geometridae of the Kamchatka Peninsula and the adjacent islands is presented. A total of 80 species are recorded, and 20 species are omitted as doubtful for the fauna of the territory. One new species and five new subspecies are described (Xanthorhoe okhotinaria Beljaev & Vasilenko sp. n., Xanthorhoe okhotinaria sikhotenaria Beljaev & Vasilenko ssp. n., Dysstroma citratum kamtshadalarium Beljaev & Vasilenko ssp. n., Hydriomena impluviata djakonovi Beljaev ssp. n., Epirrita autumnata smetanini Beljaev ssp. n., Eupithecia kurilensis mironovi Beljaev ssp. n.). One species is recorded as new for the Russian Far East (Kamchatka Peninsula included) (Macaria halituaria [Guenée, 1858]). Two species are recorded as new for the Kamchatka Peninsula: Eupithecia antaggregata Inoue, 1977 and Eupithecia gelidata Möschler, 1860, and three species are recorded as new for the North Kuril Islands (Xanthorhoe derzhavini [Djakonov, 1931], Entephria caesiata [Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775] and Psychophora sabini [Kirby, 1824]). In addition, several species are reported for the first time in neighbouring territories: two species for Magadan Province (Xanthorhoe ferrugata [Clerck, 1759] and Xanthorhoe kamtshatica [Djakonov, 1929]); four species for North Koryakiya (Entephria caesiata [Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775], Eulithis populata [Linnaeus, 1758], Eupithecia gelidata Möschler, 1860, Carsia sororiata [Hübner, 1813]) and three species for Chukotka (Xanthorhoe kamtshatica [Djakonov, 1929], Xanthorhoe derzhavini [Djakonov, 1931] and Rheumaptera hastata [Linnaeus, 1758]).

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