Gordeeva T.V., Gordeev S.Yu. 2019. [Analysis of larval chaetotaxy of elm moth Ivela ochropoda Ev. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17 (for 2018). No.6: 414–417 [in Russian, with English summary].
Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Sakhyanovoy Str. 6, Ulan-Ude 670047 Russia.
ABSTRACT. For a comparison Ivela Swinh. genus with another several Lymantriidae genera: Leucoma Hb., Lymantria Hb., Parocneria Dyar, Euproctis Hb., Teia Walk., a feature chaetotaxy of the elm moth (Ivela ochropoda Ev.) caterpillar was considered. Elm moth’s caterpillar more similar with Leucoma Hb. and Lymantria Hb. larvae on number of features. The results confirm the former systematic position Ivela Swinh. genus that was determined by other authors on the basis of morphology features of others tussock moth life cycles.
KEY WORDS: Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae, Ivela, larva, chaetotaxy.