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A new subspecies of the genus Mimas Hübner, [1819] (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) from the Palaearctic region



Year of publication 2021
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source The European entomologist.
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Keywords taxonomy; subspecies novum; Lepidoptera; Sphinidae; Mimas tiliae; Palearctic
Description A new subspecies, Mimas tiliae orientalis ssp. nov., is described from the Palaearctic region. The discovery of the new taxon was made by comparison with established taxa of the genus Mimas Hübner, [1819]. The biogeography and evolution of the taxa of the genus Mimas is discussed in connection with changes of glaciation in the Palearctic area during the Quaternary period.

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