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Title: Lepidoptera fauna of Namibia. I. Seasonal distribution of moths of the Koakoland (Mopane) Savanna in Ogongo, northern Namibia

Creator:

Kopij, Grzegorz

Date issued/created:

2014

Resource Type:

Article : original article

Subtitle:

Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 57, no. 2 ; Motyle (Lepidoptera) Namibii. I. Sezonowe rozmieszczenie ciem na sawannie Koakoland (Mopane) w Ogongo (północna Namibia) ; Moths of the Koakoland (Mopane) Savanna in Namibia

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii

Publisher:

Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

P. 117-129 ; 25 cm ; Bibliogr. p. 128-129 ; Abstract in Polish.

Abstract:

During the years 2011–2013, moths were collected in Koakoland (Mopane) Savanna in the Cuvelai Drainage System, Ovamboland, northern Namibia. In total, 77 species from 13 families have been identified. Their seasonal occurrence in this habitat was also investigated, with most species recorded in wet season between September and April, but with clear peak in February and March. The family Noctuidae was by far the most speciose (38 recorded species), followed by Crambidae (8 spp.), Sphingidae (6 spp.) and Arctiidae (4 spp.). All other families were represented by 1–3 species. For each species listed date of collection is given, and data on its global distribution.

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Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica

Volume:

57

Issue:

2

Start page:

117

End page:

129

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:51824 ; 10.3161/00159301FF2014.57.2.117

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. P.4664 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. P.256 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng ; pol

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Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license

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