A new record and three little-known Eupithecia Curtis species from Turkey (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)


Abstract: In this paper, Eupithecia opistographata Dietze, 1906 is reported as new for the fauna of Turkey, and three rare species (E. brunneata Staudinger, 1900; E. dearmata Dietze, 1904; and E. marasa Wehrli, 1932) are presented as second records on the basis of specimens collected in the mountainous areas of Siirt Province and Şirvan District, southeastern Turkey. The adults and the male genitalia of the species are illustrated.

Keywords: Eupithecia, Larentiinae, Geometridae, Turkey, fauna

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