Contributi alla conoscenza della Lepidotterofauna dell’Italia meridionale: XVII. Geometridae

Paolo Parezan

Abstract


CONTRIBUTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE OF THE LEPIDOPTERA IN SOUTHERN ITALY XVII. GEOMETRIDAE

Data reported here were collected in more than 20 years in Southern Italy; they were also integrated with data found in literature.

The check list is according to ZANGHERI & RAINERI (in press); are also reported chorotype (sensu PARENZAN, 1994), numerical order of LERAUT (1980), data found in literature, flight time and the collection places for each species.

Among the listed species: the following 10 species found by different Authors at the beginning of the century need con- firmation: Aplasta ononaria Füssl., Scopula luridata Zell., Idaea litigiosaria Bsd., Idaea sodalia- ria H.-S., Idaea contiguaria Hb., Scotopteryx moeniata Scop., Colostygia olivata D. & S., Xanthorhoe biriviata Bkh., Perizoma albulata D. & S., Cepphis advenaria Hb., Gnophos perspersatus Tr., Gnophos mucidarius Hb.; the following 16 species do not belong to the fauna of the above said regions either because synonymous of other species or because erroneusly determined: Scopula incanata L., Glossotrophia confinaria H.-S., Idaea serpentata Hfn., Idaea rusticata D. & S., Idaea sylvestraria Hb., Xanthorhoe munitata Hb., Xanthorhoe spadicearia D. & S., Xanthorhoe ferrugata Cl., Euphya unangulata Hw., Perizoma alchemillata L., Lithostege griseata D. & S., Lithostege farina- ta Prt., Gnopharmia stevenaria Bsd., Aspitates gilvaria D. & S., Hylaea squalidaria Costa, Arichanna melanaria L.

At the present in the southern Italy 323 species were found, including numerous new records; in particular:

one species newly recorded for the italian fauna: Idaea minuscularia Ribbe

three species newly recorded for the continental Italy: Nychiodes ragusaria Mill., Casilda con- secraria Stdgr., Tephronia codetaria Obth.

thirty-seven species newly recorded for southern Italy: Cyclophora albiocellaria Hb., Scopula decorata D. & S., Scopula emutaria Hb., Idaea muricata Hfn., Idaea dimidiata Hfn., Idaea camparia H.-S., Scotopteryx luridata Hfn., Catarhoe rubidata D. & S., Anticlea derivata D. & S., Nebula nebulata Tr., Ecliptopera silaceata D. & S., Cidaria fulvata Forst., Pennithera firmata Hb., Thera obeliscata Hb., Thera britannica Turn., Thera stragulata Hb., Horisme radicaria Lah., Triphosa sabaudiata Dup., Euphya frustata Hfn., Epirrita christyi Allen, Operophtera fagata Schrfb., Perizoma parallelolineatum Retz., Eupithecia pyreneata Mab., Eupithecia venosata F., Eupithecia silenicolata Mab., Eupithecia gueneata Mab., Eupithecia pimpinellata Hb., Eupithecia innotata Hfn., Eupithecia ericeata Rmb., Ennomos quercarius Hb., Selidosema plumarium D. & S., Ectropis crepuscularia D. & S., Tephronia cremiaria Frr., Tephronia oranaria Stdgr., Cabera exanthemata Scop., Charissa obscurata D. & S., Dyscia raunaria Frr.

Key words: moths, fauna, southern Italy.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15162/0425-1016/653

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