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This 11th volume in the World Catalogue of Insects comprises 4415 species in 532 genera of Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera), which is about 1000 species more than ever before provided in any catalogue. Altogether 7434 names of taxonomic entities are included.
27 cases of new synonymies on genus level and 72 new synonymies on species group level are reported and 15 statuses of taxa are changed. One Neotype and 24 Lectotypes are designated to stabilize the nomenclature. In line with recognized homonymies 4 replacement names are proposed. The catalogue also includes 107 new combinations of Notodontidae.
The bibliographical source of almost all of the listed taxa (including the infrasubspecific entities) has been checked by the author personally. The exact type-locality of a taxon as well as the depository of the type is given, where traceable.
This volume is by the leading authority on these beautiful moths. The book is the first comprehensive work on Palaearctic Notodontidae since the famous Seitz work of nearly a century ago. In Seitz (including the supplement) 211 species were known - the present book covers in detail each of the not less than 716 species and their subspecies known from the Palaearctic Region. All species are illustrated on 40 plates in both sexes with a total number of 2109 specimens.
This first Volume in the series has distribution maps of each species on which non-palaearctic distribution is also shown and genitalia photos of the male and female are provided, together more than 2200 illustrations. The book contains descriptions of 59 new notodontid taxa, reports 44 new synonymies and gives 17 changes of status. The book also has chapters on Classification, Biogeography and biographical notes on selected Entomologists.
This book is the first comprehensive work on oriental Notodontidae (Lepidoptera) outside mainland Asia. The studied area includes also Borneo Island, the Malayan Peninsula, entire New Guinea with adjacent islands. All species are illustrated in both sexes with a total number of 1272 specimens on 51 colour plates. Genitalia photos of both sexes as well as detailed distribution maps are provided for each species.
The book deals in the first volume with 298 species and contains descriptions of 99 new notodontid taxa. A second volume will treat with the remaining 160 species and include also a comprehensive biogeographic analysis.
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