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AuthorA. Diakonoff
TitleTortricoidea from Nepal, 2
JournalZoologische Verhandelingen
Volume144
Year1976
Issue1
Pages3-142
ISSN0024-1652
KeywordsTortricoidea; Nepal; Sammlung des Bayerischen Staates, Munich
AbstractIntroduction ... 3
Cochylidae ... 5
Tortricidae, Olethreutinae, Laspeyresiini ... 10
Tortricinae, Tortricini ... 48
Polyorthini ... 67
Sparganothidini ... 69
Ceracini ... 70
Archipini ... 71
Cnephasiini ... 128
Chlidanotinae ... 132
Appendix 1. Matsumuraeses species from Nepal, treated elsewhere ... 135
Appendix 2. A recent publication ... 135
Appendix 3. Description of a new Leontochroma species from China ... 136
References ... 138
Index of genus and species names and of names of plants ... 143

INTRODUCTION

Until quite recently, Nepal has been hardly accessible for biological exploration, the reason why its fauna of the Tortricidae or leaf rollers remained little known. Very few incidental records and descriptions are available from former years. However, since this situation has been completely changed: with the opening of this fascinating country to research, scientists and explorers from all over the world hastened to Nepal in a continuous stream of mountaineering, geological, biological and other expeditions.
With regard to the study of the Nepalese Tortricoidea outstanding material of these insects has been and is still being brought together by a series of collecting expeditions by the Munich Museum, under the auspices of the 'Torschungsunternehmen Nepal Himalaya", in the years 1962, 1964, 1967 and 1974.
Classification42.75
Document typearticle
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