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The Geometrid moths of the…



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Project title: 
The Geometrid moths of the Central Asian mountains
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Object of research: 
Geometer Moths (Geometridae)


In the frame of a long-term study of the Geometrid moths of the Centralasian mountains, the genus Sogdiana gen.n. is described. It is unusual in having a socalled "floricomus" in females, a structure with a as yet unsolved function.


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