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The Geometridae (Lepidoptera) of the Galapagos Islands. American Museum novitates ; no.2510

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dc.contributor.author Rindge, Frederick H. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:35:29Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:35:29Z
dc.date.issued 1973 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2717
dc.description 31 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 31). en_US
dc.description.abstract "The moths of the family Geometridae are represented in the Galapagos Islands by a relatively small number of species; only three were recorded in the literature prior to 1970. The number now stands at 13, with one of these being an unidentified species. Of the remaining 12, nine are endemic to the archipelago; the other three are common, wide-ranging species that occur throughout most of the New World. It is postulated that most of the geometrid moths were carried to the islands by winds; a few may have been introduced by man. Descriptions and keys for the adults, and male and female genitalia are given for the identified species; they are also illustrated. Brief early stage notes and food plant records are given when known. Perizoma (?) perryi and Semiothisa cruciata isabelae are described as new"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no.2510 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2510, 1973 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Geometridae -- Galapagos Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Moths -- Galapagos Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Galapagos Islands en_US
dc.title The Geometridae (Lepidoptera) of the Galapagos Islands. American Museum novitates ; no.2510 en_US
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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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