Polar Biology

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 283–285 | Cite as

A high-Arctic population of Pyla fusca (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) on Svalbard?

  • S. J. Coulson
  • I. D. Hodkinson
  • N. R. Webb
  • P. Convey
Short Note



We thank B. Goater for identification of the specimens and K.T. Hansen (Svalbard Science Forum) for collecting the initial specimen on 9 July 2002. The eight specimens examined critically are deposited in the Natural History Museum, London. P.C. was supported under the EU-LSF scheme (NP-65/2001).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Coulson
    • 1
  • I. D. Hodkinson
    • 1
  • N. R. Webb
    • 2
  • P. Convey
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Biological and Earth SciencesLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpool UK
  2. 2.NERC Centre for Ecology and HydrologyWinfrith Technology CentreDorsetUK
  3. 3.British Antarctic SurveyNatural Environment Research CouncilCambridgeUK

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