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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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ZAPATA, Adriana I. et al. New records for the fauna of Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) from Argentina. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2012, vol.71, n.3-4, pp.315-319. ISSN 0373-5680.

New records are provided for 17 species of Saturniidae from Argentina. The new records correpond to the following subfamilies: Arsenurinae [Arsenura xanthopus (Walker) and Titaea tamerlan (Maassen)]; Ceratocampinae [Almeidella approximans (Schaus), Cicia nettia (Schaus), Citheronia aroa Schaus, Citheronia maureillei Wolfe & Herbin, Citioica anthonilis (Herrich-Schäffer), Eacles ducalis (Walker), Othorene cadmus (Herrich-Schäffer), Othorene purpurascens (Schaus) and Ptiloscola photophila (Rothschild)]; and Hemileucinae [Cerodirphia brunnea (Draudt), Dirphia curitiba Draudt, Hirpida nigrolinea (Druce), Hylesia ebalus (Cramer), Leucanella gibbosa (Conte) and Molippa strigosa (Maassen & Weyding)].

Keywords : Lepidoptera; Saturniidae; New records; Argentina.

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