NOTES ON SOME SATURNIIDS FROM THE PROVINCE OF MISIONES, ARGENTINA, INCLUDING SEVERAL NEW RECORDS FOR THIS COUNTRY (LEPIDOPTERA, SATURNIIDAE)

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Distributional records for some Saturniid taxa from the province of Misiones, NE Argentina, are given. The following species are reported for the first time for Argentina: Arsenura orbignyana (Guérin-Méneville, [1844]), Dysdaemonia brasiliensis Rothschild, 1907, Adeloneivaia s. subangulata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855), Adeloneivaia cathari­na (Bouvier, 1927), Adeloneivaia fallax (Boisduval, 1872), Adelowalkeria tristygma (Boisduval, 1872), Scolesa viettei Travassos, 1959, Citioica anthonilis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854), Oiticella convergens (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855), Ptiloscola cinerea (Schaus, 1900), Lonomia obliqua Walker, 1855, Leucanella memusae gardineri Lemaire, 1973 and Molippa sabina Walker, 1855. Some notes on Automeris illustris and Automeris amoena are given with particular reference to their distribution, variability and identification.

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2008-04-30
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Racheli, L. (2008). NOTES ON SOME SATURNIIDS FROM THE PROVINCE OF MISIONES, ARGENTINA, INCLUDING SEVERAL NEW RECORDS FOR THIS COUNTRY (LEPIDOPTERA, SATURNIIDAE). Fragmenta Entomologica, 40(1), 139-155. https://doi.org/10.4081/fe.2008.112