Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The Microlepidoptera of broad-leaved forests of western Siberia.

Abstract

A list is given showing the food-plants and distribution in relation to vegetational zones of 156 species of Lepidoptera of the families Pyralidae, Tortricidae, Oecophoridae, Gelechiidae, Epermeniidae, Coleophoridae, Gracillariidae, Lyonetiidae, Yponomeutidae, Incurvariidae, Momphidae and Phyllocnistidae in western Siberia, USSR. The species of most economic importance in western Siberia include Metriostola betulae (Goeze), Archips rosanus (L.), Pandemis ribeana (Hb.), Anacampsis populella (Cl.) and Teleiodes alburnella (Zell.) (Klaussattleria alburnella) on birch, Phyllocnistis labyrinthella (Bjerk.) (sorhageniella Luders) and Phyllonorycter tremulae (Zell.) (Lithocolletis tremulae) on aspen, Yponomeuta evonymellus (L.) and Rhopobota unipunctana (Haw.) (naevana (Hb.)) on bird-cherry (Prunus padus), Acleris schalleriana(L.) on guelder rose (Viburnum opulus) and A. similis (Filip'ev) on Spiraea. Species of secondary importance on birch include Pandemis heparana (Schiff.), Syndemis musculana(Hb.), Apotomis betuletana (Haw.), Coleophora serratella (L.) (fuscedinella Zell.), Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella (Hb.) (Lithocolletis ulmifoliella) and Incurvaria zinckenii (Zell.) (pectinea Haw.), and on aspen, Gypsonoma minutana (Hb.), G. nitidulana (Lienig & Zell.) Pseudosciaphila branderiana (L.) (Sciaphila branderiana), Ancylis laetana (F.), Nephopterix hostilis (Steph.) and Batrachedra praeangusta (Haw.).