A review of the genus Athrips (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae) in the Palaearctic region
Auteur : Bidzilya (Oleksiy V.)
The Palaearctic representatives of the genus Athrips Billberg, 1820, are reviewed; 34 species are recognized as valid, seven species and one subspecies are described as new, two new synonyms are established. Keys to the species are provided and all species and their male and female genitalia are described and illustrated. Biological data, as far as known, are given for each species and the host-plant relationships are briefly discussed. The genus Athrips is redefined and its position within Gelechiidae is discussed and a provisional classification of the species based on a cladistic analysis is provided.