Yponomeutoid Moths of Israel
(Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae, Plutellidae, Argyresthiidae)
Faunistica, Volume No. 58

By Z.S. Gershenson, T. Pavlicek, V. Kravchenko, & E. Nevo
B/w drawings, photos, maps, identification keys, bibliography, index
November 2006
Pensoft (Sofia-Moscow)
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ISBN: 9546422746
200 pages, Illustrated
$147.50 Hardcover

Preface - Introduction - General Points Biology of Yponomeutoid moths - Egg and embryonic development - Larval development and larval behaviour - Pupa - Adult - Sexual behaviour, oviposition, and fecundity - Distribution and consortive connections of Yponomeutoid moths - Distribution and habitats - Taxonomic diversity of the Yponomeutoid moths in Israel and in “Evolution Canyon“, Lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel - Characteristics of Yponomeutoid moths as components of biocenoses - Economic significance - Classification of the Yponomeutoid moths - A way of classification - Relationship between higher taxonomic units of Yponomeutoid moths - Systematics Key to families Yponomeutidae, Argyresthiidae, and Plutellidae - Key to subfamilies of the family Yponomeutidae - Key to subfamilies of the family Plutellidae - Family Argyresthiidae Bruand, 1850 - Family Yponomeutidae Stephens, 1829 - Family Plutellidae Guene`e, 1845 - Acknowledgements References Index to taxonomic names


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