Entomological Review

, Volume 89, Issue 3, pp 374–376

Lythria venustata (Lepidoptera, Geometridae), a rare species from Kazakhstan

Short Communications


A description of a rare geometrid species, Lythria venustata Staudinger, 1882, and the characteristic of its genital structures are given. The differences of this species from the closely related L. plumularia (Freyer, 1831) are shown. L. venustata has a similar coloration of the wings, but clearly differs in the size and shape of the male genitalia.


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© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siberian Zoological Museum, Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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