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

Ye. V. Khalaim, S. N. Novytskiy
2020 The Kharkov Entomological Society Gazette  
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
more » ... eppe 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.
doi:10.36016/khesg-2020-28-2-4 fatcat:mikuw7cpkzconbba6rhv3cjpzi