A new species of the genus Pediasia Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae) from the Eastern Palaearctic
PDF
XML

Keywords

Grass moths
Lepidoptera
Crambidae
Crambinae
Eastern Palaearctic
Pediasia
new species

How to Cite

Streltzov, A. N. (2022). A new species of the genus Pediasia Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae) from the Eastern Palaearctic. Acta Biologica Sibirica, 8, 101-105. https://doi.org/10.14258/abs.v8.e04

Abstract

The article is an illustrated description of Pediasia arctica sp. nov. from the polar regions of the Eastern Palearctic. Morphologically, the new species is closest to the North American Pediasia browerellus (Klots, 1942), however, it is significantly different from the latter in the structure of the male genital apparatus. Pediasia arctica has a longer and more curved aedeagus, while its costal process of the valva is longer and thinner. Outwardly, among the Palearctic species, the new species is most similar to the Central Asian Pediasia alaica (Rebel, 1907) and Pediasia zellerella (Staudinger, 1900) which have a darker gray color and a contrasting pattern of the forewings; there are also significant differences in the structure of the male genitalia. Pediasia arctica inhabits flat tundra of various types from Taimyr to Chukotka. The specimens of the type series were collected in July.

https://doi.org/10.14258/abs.v8.e04
PDF
XML

References

Bleszynski S (1965) Crambinae. In: Amsel HG, Gregor F, Reisser H (Eds) Microlepidoptera Palaearctica 1 (1-2). Georg Fromme & Co., Wien: 1–553, pls. 1–133.

Ferris CD, Kruse JJ, Lafontaine JD, Philip KW, Schmidt BC, Sikes DS (2012) A Checklist of the Moths of Alaska. Zootaxa 3571: 1–25. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3571.1.1

Klots AB (1942) North American Crambus (Pyralididae) II. New species. American Museum Novitates, New York (1191): 1–17.

Kozlov MV, Kullberg J, Dubatolov VV (2006) Lepidoptera of the Taymyr peninsula, northwestern Siberia. Entomologica Fennica 17: 136–152. https://doi.org/10.33338/ef.84300

Kullberg J, Filippov BYu, Spitsyn VM, Zubrij NA, Kozlov MV (2019) Moths and butterflies (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of the Russian Arctic islands in the Barents Sea. Polar Biology 42:335–346. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-018-2425-z

Nuss M, Landry B, Mally R, Vegliante F, Tränkner A, Bauer F, Hayden J, Segerer A, Schouten R, Li H, Trofimova T, Solis MA, De Prins J, Speidel W (2003–2022) Global Information System on Pyraloidea. http://www.pyraloidea.org/

Pohl G, Cannings R, Landry J-F, Holden D, Scudder G (2015) Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada. Occasional Paper of the Entomological Society of British Columbia – 3: 294 pp.

Samko KP (1928) An entomological trip to the Shchuchya River in the Tobolsk North, summer of 1928. Bulletin of the Society for Local Area Studies Affiliated with the Museum of the Tobolsk North 3 (4): 2–12. [In Russian]

Scholtens BG, Solis AM (2015) Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.535.6086

Shodotova AA, Bolshakov LV (2009) A new species of the genus Pediasia (Lepidoptera, Crambidae) from Central Yakutia. Entomological Review 89 (5): 615–618. https://doi. org/10.1134/S0013873809050108

Sinev SYu, Streltzov AN (2019) Crambidae. In: Sinev SYu (ed.). Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Russia. Edition 2. Zoological Institute RAS, St. Petersburg, 178–196. [In Russian]

Streltzov AN, Ustjuzhanin PYa (2009) A new species of the genus Pediasia (Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea) from mountains of Transbaikal region. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 88 (12): 1522–1524. [In Russian]

Acta Biologica Sibirica is a golden publisher, as we allow self-archiving, but most importantly we are fully transparent about your rights.

Authors may present and discuss their findings ahead of publication: at biological or scientific conferences, on preprint servers, in public databases, and in blogs, wikis, tweets, and other informal communication channels.

ABS allows authors to deposit manuscripts (currently under review or those for intended submission to ABS) in non-commercial, pre-print servers such as ArXiv.

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

 

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
    2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
    3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...