New contributions on Ocnogyna breveti (Oberthür, 1882) in Spain (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae)




Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Ocnogyna breveti, faunistic, Spain


The capture of a new specimen of Ocnogyna breveti (Oberthür, 1882) in the Spanish peninsular territory is recorded, this being the second mention of this species for the Iberian Peninsula and Europe. Likewise, other captures in Spanish and Moroccan territory are reported and data on the biological cycle and geographical distribution are included. Illustrations are provided with images of the specimens indicated.


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How to Cite

Macià, R., & Ylla, J. (2022). New contributions on Ocnogyna breveti (Oberthür, 1882) in Spain (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae). SHILAP Revista De lepidopterología, 50(200), 673–676.