Eupithecia breviculata (Donzel, 1937) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) — first record in Ukraine




geometrid moths, fauna, Odesa Region


Geometrid moth Eupithecia breviculata (Donzel, 1937) is provided for the fauna of Ukraine for the first time. Mediterranean species, which area spread territory in Europe from Portugal to the southern Urals. The record of this species in the steppe zone of Ukraine is natural because it is known from neighboring countries: Romania (regions Dobrogea and Moldova) and Russia (Rostov region). Moth was found in the vicinity of Roksolany village of Ovidiopol district of Odesa region in the border of steppe slope of Dniester estuary and forest shelter. Thus, this record clarifies our understanding of Eupithecia breviculata distribution and supplements the list of geometrid moths of Ukraine with one more species. 3 figs, 7 refs.


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How to Cite

“Eupithecia breviculata (Donzel, 1937) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) — first record in Ukraine” (2020) The Kharkov Entomological Society Gazette, 28(2), pp. 32–34. doi:10.36016/KhESG-2020-28-2-4.

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