Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 43 (1), pp. 119, 1997

Title: Revision of the Chelonus species described by A. G. Dahlbom (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Cheloninae)

Author: J. Papp

Author's address: Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, H-1088 Budapest, Baross utca 13, Hungary

Abstract: In 1833 A. G. Dahlbom reported eight Chelonus Jurine species from Sweden of which six were described as new to science. Redescriptions and taxonomic status of the four species are presented, the further four species are referred to. New synonyms are: Microchelonus gravenhorstii (Nees, 1816) sen. syn. = Chelonus maculator Dahlbom, 1833, jun. syn.; Schizoprymnus pullatus (Dahlbom, 1833) sen. syn.: = Sigalphus rufipes Herrich-Schäffer, 1838, = Sigalphus globosus Szépligeti, 1898, jun. syns. Designation of the neotype for the species Sigalphus (Microchelonus) fenestratus Nees. With 60 original figures.

Key words: Chelonus, redescriptions, synonymies, taxonomic remarks


Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 43 (1), pp. 2183, 1997

Title: New Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) species from Taiwan and the adjacent areas

Authors: Hreblay, M. & L. Ronkay

Authors' addresses: H-2030 Érd, Somfa u. 15, Hungary
Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, H-1088 Budapest, Baross u. 13, Hungary, ronkay@zoo.zoo.nhmus.hu

Abstract: Descriptions of 23 new species (Hermonassa formontana, H. plantei, Cerastis griseiorbis, Perigrapha nigrocincta, Meganephria weixleri, Allophyes yuennana, A. miaoli, Lithophane trimorpha, Antivaleria viridentata, Polymixis viridinigra, Blepharosis theobroma, Himalistra soluta, Potnyctycia cristifera, Telorta shenhornyeni, T. atrifusa, Chortodes cornutifera, Oroplexia fortunata, Cosmia poecila, G. flavina, G. plumbitincta, G. plumbeata, G. imitans, Amphipyra averna) and 4 new subspecies (Plataplecta pulverosa taitungensis, Polia mortua caeca, Panolis pinicortex exornata, Apamea aquila substriata) from Taiwan, the mainland of China, Thailand and Vietnam, with taxonomic notes of some less known Noctuidae taxa are given. With 187 figures.

Key words: Noctuidae, new taxa, Taiwan, Himalayan region