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New Anagnorisma Moth Species Discovered On Binaloud Mountain In Iran
2013-07-17 12:43:59

Pensoft Publishers Researchers described a new species of Noctuidae moth from Iran which is the fifth described species of the genus Anagnorisma. The new species A. chamrani has its name in honor of Dr. Mostafa Chamran (1932–1981), an Iranian scientist and defense minister. The study was published in the open access journal Zookeys. During an expedition at high altitude of above 2500 m of north-eastern Iran on a cold night in late summer 2012, a couple of undescribed...


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