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The Identity of <I>Parapoynx affinialis </I>(Guenee, 1854) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Nymphulinae) in Turkey

Author(s): Erol Atay

Journal: Journal of Entomology
ISSN 1812-5670

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 76;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Parapoynx affinialis | crambidae | pyraustinae | Turkey

Parapoynx affinialis (Guenee, 1854) was caught at intervals with insect net, mercury vapour light trap and white screen in different localities, at different elevations, in different climatic conditions, plant covers and surface features in Adana. Specimen was dissected in the laboratory; male and female genitalia and wings slides were prepared and photographed with a digital camera. In this study, the identity of P. affinialis was given referring to morphological characters of male and female adults. As a result of the study, P. affinialis is a new record for Turkey. ]]>

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