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Description of the female Apocolotois smirnovi (Romanoff, 1885) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Ennominae), with comments on the biology and distribution of the species

David Reqtori st. 55, 2200, Telavi, Georgia.
Dept. of Biology, Evolution and Invertebrate Protection, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Wrocław, Przybyszewskiego 65, 51-148, Wrocław, Poland.
Lubliana st. 11, 0159, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Iosebidze st. 66, 0160, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Rustaveli st. 9, 1400, Gori, Georgia.
Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.
Lepidoptera Transcaucasia Georgia winter moth barcoding


The hitherto unknown female of Apocolotois smirnovi (Romanoff, 1885) is described based on two specimens from Tbilisi, Georgia. To date, only males of this rare Transcaucasian species were known. The results of DNA barcoding are presented, larva and pupa of A. smirnovi are figured, and the biology and distribution of the species are commented on.



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