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Abstract

Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), new moth species in Slovenia.

Abstract

First data on the occurence of the moth species Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775) in Slovenia are presented. It was recorded first by M. Kastelic on Nov. 7 2013 at Debeli Rtič in west Slovenia. Next year he observed it in almost the same place on Oct. 13 2014. Next day, Oct. 14 2014, J. Kamin found it in Nova Gorica. Finally M. Jež found the species during night moth watching on Nov. 16 2014 on light trap at the settlement Brda in Pohorje. The species is new to the fauna of Slovenia.