Cees Gielis

Cees Gielis
Naturalis Biodiversity Center | NCB · Department of Terrestrial Zoology

PhD

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Lepidopterous moth fauna of Bhutan; Systematics of Pterophoridae and Alucitidae (Lepidoptera).

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The plume moth genus Stenoptilia Hübner, [1825] (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) is recorded for the first time from Chile. Adults of Stenoptilia socoromaensis Vargas & Gielis sp. nov. from the northernmost part of the Chilean Andes are described and illustrated. The larvae of S. socoromaensis feed on buds, flowers and unripe fruits of the hemiparasiti...
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The Vijfheerenlanden is a region with clay soils about 20 km south of Utrecht, in between branches of river Rhine. The landscape is a mixture of pasture lands and woodland fragments. In this region various research for the presence of species from many Diptera-families had been performed during last 18 years. All data are merged in one table, indic...
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Approximately 100 specimens, representing 27 species of Pterophoridae (Plume Moths), were collected from the fauna of Bhutan. The taxonomic status of the species, observed and collected material, and host plants are listed, and a distribution map of each species is presented. The following species are recorded for the first time from Bhutan: Platyp...
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After the publication of parts 1 to 4 of this review, new faunistic, ecological, and taxonomic information has become available, mainly derived from material from Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guyanas. The following new species are recognized: Platyptilia wojtusiaki, Adaina pittieri. The genitalia of several species are described and...
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Three new species of Pselnophorus are described from the Nearctic region. Pselnophorus chihuahuaensis Matthews, Gielis, and Watkins, Pselnophorus hodgesi Matthews, Gielis, and Watkins, and Pselnophorus kutisi Matthews, Gielis, and Watkins, are described and distinguished from the only previously named Nearctic congener Pselnophorus belfragei (Fish)...
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After the publication of parts 1, 2 and 3 of this review, new faunistic and ecological information, mainly based on material from Argentina, Bolivia,Chile and Uruguay, is recorded. New species are recognized: Postplatyptilia willinki, Hellinsia villagrani, H. Adaina santacruzae. Revisión de las especies neotropicales de la familia Pterophoridae, pa...
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Abstract Three new species of Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) from Japan were recognized: Stenoptilia satoi sp. n., Asiaephorus fitkuoi sp. n. and Xyroptila aritai sp. n. Stenoptilia nolckeni was newly reported from Japan. And male genitalia of Hellinskt gypsotes were illustrated for the first time.
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After the publication of parts 1 and 2 of this review, large numbers of specimens have become available. New faunistic and ecological information derived from this material is recorded. New species are recognized: Stenoptilia melgarejae, Hellinsia sa-pucayae, H Adaina co-quimboae, A. quieta, A.recta and A. sinuari. Formerly unknown genital structur...
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“Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness”.
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For the kingdom Animalia, 1,552,319 species have been described in 40 phyla in a new evolutionary classification. Among these, the phylum Arthropoda alone represents 1,242,040 species, or about 80% of the total. The most successful group, the Insecta (1,020,007 species), accounts for about 66% of all animals. The most successful insect order, Coleo...
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The Pterophoridae, subfamily Pterophorinae (Tribus: Oidaematophorini and Pterophorini), species of the neotropical fauna are reviewed, and species are redescribed. Many adults are illustrated in colour for the first time, along with line drawings of their genitalia. The examination of type specimens revealed several new synonyms: Pterophorus sal...
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The monophyly of the tribe Oxyptilini and phylogenetic relationships of the genera embraced in this tribe were examined using 171 (75 binary and 96 multistate) characters of adult morphology. The study material included 98 species of 30 genera, representing all previously recognized genera of Oxyptilini, together with the genera Sphenarches, Antarc...
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Specimens of a recently described pterophorid, Adaina ipomoeae Bigot and Etienne, 2009 (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae), were identified from Grenada, Dominican Republic, and Florida. All are new country records. Bigot and Etienne (2009) recently published the results of collecting and rearing of Pterophoridae from Guadeloupe Island. Eleven plume moth...
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Apoxyptilus, gen. nov., and Pseudoxyptilus, gen. nov., are described and illustrated, with Oxyptilus anthites Meyrick, 1936, and Oxyptilus secutor Meyrick, 1911, as their type-species, respectively. Apoxyptilus anthites (Meyrick), comb. nov., and Pseudoxyptilus secutor (Meyrick), comb. nov., are redescribed. An illustrated key to the genera of the...
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Twenty-seven species of the two tribes Platyptiliini and Exelastini are listed. The genus Exelastis and the following species are reported from Iran for the first time: Platyptilia calodactyla ([Denis & Schiffermüller]), P. nemoralis Zeller, P. farfarellus Zeller, Gillmeria armeniaca (Zagulajev), G. pallidactyla (Haworth), G. ochrodactyla ([Denis &...
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Abstract: The Alucitidae of New Guinea are studied. A checklist is given and 17 new species are described and illustrated: Alucita abenahoensis sp. n.,A.aramsolkiensis sp. n., A. deboeri sp. n., A. dejongi sp. n., A. devosi sp. n., A. lackneri sp. n., A. mabilabolensis sp. n., A. manneringi sp. n., A. nipsana sp. n., A. papuaensis sp. n., A. rutten...
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On a collection of Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera) from Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. - Between 1929 and 1932, 33 species of Pterophoridae were collected in Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo, by Jean Romieux of Geneva, Switzerland. From these, eight turned out to be new and are here described as: Platyptilia romieuxi, P....
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This paper deals with Pterophoridae collected in the Cape Verde Islands in December 2002. Among the six species recognized one new species, Agdistis notabilis sp. n. is described and figured, and one species Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875) is recorded from the Cape Verde Islands for the first time. An overview of the Pterophori...
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Paraplatyptilia atlantica sp. nov. is described as new from northwestern Newfoundland and the Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec, Canada. A key to the four species of Paraplatyptilia Bigot and Picard known to occur in eastern Canada (east of Manitoba) is provided.
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Ten new Afrotropical species of Pterophoridae are described: Agdistis linnaei spec. nov., Agdistis bouyeri spec. nov., Ochyrotica bjoernstadti spec. nov., Platyptilia aarviki spec. nov., Stenoptilia kiitulo spec. nov., Exelastis caroli spec. nov., Eucapperia continentalis spec. nov., Buckleria vanderwolfi spec. nov., Pselnophorus meruensis spec. no...
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Abstract. Studying the species complex Paraplatyptilia auriga(Barnes & Lindsey, 1921) from the USA revealed the presence of four hitherto undescribed species: Paraplatyptilia albui sp. nov., P. glacialissp. nov., P. sabourinisp. nov., and P. watkinsisp. nov. The new species are described and the adults and genital structures are illustrated. A shor...
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The Pterophoridae (Ochyroticinae, Deuterocopinae, Pterophorinae (Tribus: Platyptiliini, Exelastini, Oxyptilini)) species of the Neotropical fauna are reviewed. The species are redescribed. Moths are illustrated in colour for the first time, their genitalia are illustrated in line drawings. The examination of type specimens revealed the presence of...
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Leptodeuterocopus neales is reported from Florida and the United States for the first time. Florida Experiment Station Journal Series No. R-10481.
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A review is given of the twenty-two known plume moth species from the Philippines: a checklist, the distribution on the islands and the description of seven new species: Platyptilia nussi spec. nov., P. eberti spec. nov., Asiaephorus extremus spec. nov., Nippoptilia philippensis spec. nov., Capperia meyi spec. nov., Hellinsia speideli spec. nov., a...
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The type specimen of Alucita endophaea Meyrick, 1930 was examined. The name is a junior synonym of Pterophorus albidus (Zeller, 1852).
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A new genus, Asiaephorus, is recognised and described, with Platyptilia sythoffi Snellen, 1903, as its type-species. Asiaephorus sythoffi (Snellen) comb. nov., is redescribed and a lectotype is designated. A second species, A. longicucullus spec. nov., from Nepal, India and Japan is described. The genus has an East and South-Eastern Palaearctic and...
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This is the fourth 'annual' compilation of Microlepidoptera collected in The Netherlands, the first three having been published in Entomologische Berichten (vols 45: 89-104 [1985]; 46: 137-156 [1986]; 48: 69-81 [1988]). The following fifteen species are here recorded for the first time from The Netherlands: 1. Ectoedemia heringi (Toll) (Nepticulida...
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The genera of the superfamily Pterophoroidea are redescribed. Three new genera are described: Dejongia, Stockophorus and Shafferia. The characters of the genera and their states are translated into a data matrix. A majority rule consensus tree composed with PAUP serves as a basis for a phylogenetic analysis. A cladogram, representing the views of t...
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The known species of Pterophoridae occurring in Argentina and Chile are reviewed. Nearly all the available type specimens of species occurring in the area have been examined and five new synonyms have been established. Some primary types are considered to be lost. In this paper three new genera and 29 new species are described. The adults of all sp...
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Gielis, C. Review of the Pterophoridae from New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Lep-idoptera). Zool. Med. Leiden 77 (21), 30.xii.2003: 349-391, figs 1-119.— ISSN 0024-0672. Cees Gielis, c/o Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, A review is given of the plume moths (Pterophoridae) from New Guinea with a checklist and notes on the known...
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This is the third annual compilation of Microlepidoptera collected in The Netherlands. The following six species are here recorded for the first time from The Netherlands: Trifurcula eurema (Tutt) (Nepticulidae), reared from Lotus uliginosus in the Isle of Terschelling: Heliozela hammoniella Sorhagen (Heliozelidae), reared from mines and collected...
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New and interesting Microlepidoptera from the Netherlands, mainly in 1984. The following species are recorded here for the first time from the Netherlands: Trifucula maxima Klimesch, Leucospilapteryx omissella (Stainton), Argyresthia (Blastotere) trifasciata (Staudinger) , Teleiodes wagae (Nowicki), Chionodes tragicella (Heyden), Gelechia muscosell...
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The habitus and genitalia are illustrated for the twelve species of Pterophoridae known from the Galápagos Islands (Ecuador). The status of one species is discussed, as it may be the unknown female of Postplatyptilia minima spec. nov. Five species are described as new: Postplatyptilia huigraica, P. minima, Platyptilia nigroapicalis, Oidaematophorus...

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