By Michael Fibiger, Vasiliy Kravchenko
This booklet is the second one in a chain that covers greater than 1,000 species of Macro Lepidoptera of Israel, with entire and updated information regarding their taxonomy, distribution, habitat personal tastes, seasonal job and host plant interactions. This sequence is the 1st of its sort in the whole close to East that aspires to fill in an important hole in our wisdom concerning the moths and butterflies of this poorly studied area. quantity 2 summarizes info referring to 420 noctuid moth species presently recorded in Israel, illustrated with 38 life-sized colour plates. furthermore, maps of the distribution of every species all through Israel are integrated. This booklet is complementary to the richly illustrated first quantity that bargains with 128 erebid species and includes 36 colour plates representing the big variety of significant habitat forms in Israel. in addition to being an enormous instrument for butterfly and moth experts, this publication can be a superb significant other for nature conservationists, biogeographers, creditors and nature fans. The Israeli Lepidoptera sequence goals to function the definitive consultant for a person attracted to the character of Israel, in addition to of the close to East in most cases.
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5, 6, 7). PHENOLOGY: in Israel a univoltine autumn species flying from October to November. HOST-PLANTS: in Israel and elsewhere unknown. 20. Ozarba sancta (Staudinger, 1900) TYPE LOCALITY: Lebanon (Beirut). GENERAL DISTRIBUTION PATTERN: (Central-)Eremic. Arabian Peninsula, southern Iran, Levant, Somalia, Sudan, and Kenya. DISTRIBUTION IN THE LEVANT: Israel, Lebanon, and Jordan. FIRST RECORD IN ISRAEL: Staudinger / Paulus (Staudinger, 1900). DISTRIBUTION IN ISRAEL: in the arid regions along the arid part of the Rift Valley; uncommon and local in the Arava Valley and the Dead Sea area, rare elsewhere.
Hula Valley, area of Jerusalem, northern and central Coastal Plain. HABITAT: in Israel a ubiquitous species living in all kinds of open terrain, mainly in grasslands, forested grasslands, in scattered park forests and along forest edges. PHENOLOGY: in Israel multivoltine, flying all year round, in the central Coastal Plain the highest rate of occurrence from April to June, on Mt. ) from July to August. HOST-PLANTS: in Israel unknown; in Europe a known pest of many crops, especially legumes, chicory, sunflower, maize, radish, carrot, lettuce and potato.
HOST-PLANTS: in Israel and elsewhere unknown. 45. Megalodes eximia (Freyer, 1845) TYPE LOCALITY: Turkey. GENERAL DISTRIBUTION PATTERN: (East-)Mediterranean-Iranian. Turkey, Transcaucasia, Iran, Iraq and Levant. DISTRIBUTION IN THE LEVANT: Israel, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. Represented by the subsp. prolixa Draudt, 1933, described from Israel (Jerusalem). FIRST RECORD IN ISRAEL: Bodenheimer (1932). DISTRIBUTION IN ISRAEL: in the temperate region, along the northern part of the Rift Valley, from the foothills of Mt.