Lepidoptera of Bosco Nordio (Veneto, ITALY)

Microlepidoptera

Lepidoptera of Bosco Nordio (Veneto, ITALY)

New paper just released

Contribution to the knowledge of the Lepidoptera of the Bosco Nordio Integral Regional Nature Reserve” by Giovanni Timossi has just been published on Lavori – Società Veneziana di Scienze Naturali – vol. 45 (2020): 5 – 29. The paper reports the results of the intense faunistic survey carried out between 2016 and 2017.

Megacraspedus

foto M.Uliana

New and interesting records

The research allowed the identification of 196 species of Lepidoptera, of which Neurothaumasia tenuipennella Gaedike 2011, Oegoconia ceres Sutter 2007, Cosmiopterix crassicervicella (Chrétien, 1896), Coccidiphila danilevskyi Sinev, 1997, Psamathocrita argentella Pierce & Metcalfe, 1942; Cydia rymarczyki Varenne & Nel, 2013, Cydia (Kenneliola) sammuti Diakonoff 1986, Merulempista brucella (Studiger, 1879) are new to the fauna of continental Italy. The female of Cydia (Kenneliola) sammuti Diakonoff 1986, hitherto unknown, is also described.