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AuthorA. Diakonoff
TitleThe Genera of Indo-Malayan and Papuan Tortricidae
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume21
Year1939
Issue2
Pages111-240
ISSN0024-0672
Abstract1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . 111 2 Definition of the region and remarks on distribution . . . . . . . . . . 116 3 Key to the families of Tortricina . . . . . . . . . . 118 4 The family Tortricidae: general description, genital apparatus, early stages, systematic position . . . . . . . . . . 118 5 Key to the genera . . . . . . . . . . 125 6 Description of the genera and of the genital characters of their genotypes, with notes on new synonyms of the species . . . . . . . . . . 128 7 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . 236 8 Literature . . . . . . . . . . 237 9 Table of distribution of the genera between . . . . . . . . . . 238 & 239 10 Index . . . . . . . . . . 239 I.
INTRODUCTION
"The discrimination of genera in the Tortricina has always been admittedly difficult; the similarity of type which prevails throughout the group permits only a few small genera to be obvious, and the classification of the large mass of remaining material has to depend upon structural characters which are in all instances either subject to variation or indefinite." Edw. Meyrick, 1913.
The study of the Indo-Malayan and Papuan so-called Microlepidoptera in general, and likewise that of the family Tortricidae, goes back to the middle of the 19th century, at which time a few species in the British Museum were described by Walker (1863, 1866). Occasional descriptions by Butler and Moore followed later on and a list of Indian Moths was
Classification42.75
Document typearticle
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