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Journal of Entomology
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 76-81
DOI: 10.3923/je.2006.76.81
The Identity of Parapoynx affinialis (Guenee, 1854) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Nymphulinae) in Turkey
Erol Atay

Abstract:
The aim of the study was to obtain the fauna of Crambidae in Adana province, Turkey. The study was conducted in fields and laboratory. 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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Erol Atay , 2006. The Identity of Parapoynx affinialis (Guenee, 1854) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae, Nymphulinae) in Turkey. Journal of Entomology, 3: 76-81.

DOI: 10.3923/je.2006.76.81

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=je.2006.76.81

 
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