Aidas Saldaitis



  1. Saldaitis A, Volynkin A, DÛda J. Lemyra elena, a new species from Sichuan, south-western China (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa. 2018;4418:187-193 pubmed publisher
  2. Saldaitis A, Zolotuhin V. A new species of the genus Phyllodesma (Phyllodesma) Hübner, [1820] 1816 from southern China (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Zootaxa. 2018;4425:146-152 pubmed publisher
    ..The holotype is deposited in the World Insect Gallery (Joniškis, Lithuania) collection. It is compared with the poorly known Phyllodesma sinina (Grum-Grshimailo, 1891) described from Sinin-Shan [Qinghai, China]. ..
  3. Saldaitis A, Volynkin A, Truuverk A. Three new species of the genus Lasianobia Hampson, 1905 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) from China, with a revised checklist for the genus. Zootaxa. 2018;4472:343-357 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (SW Gansu) and Lasianobia qinghana Saldaitis, Volynkin Truuverk, sp. nov. (Qinghai). Adults and male genitalia of these new species and their relatives are illustrated, and a generic check list presented. ..
  4. Saldaitis A, Volynkin A. Description of the female of Smerkata zolotuhini (Lepidoptera: Endromidae). Zootaxa. 2018;4429:581-584 pubmed publisher
    ..2015). Recent collecting has provided additional specimens, including females described below. ..
  5. Solovyev A, Saldaitis A. Pseudohampsonella: a new genus of Limacodidae (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea) from China, and three new species. J Insect Sci. 2014;14:46 pubmed publisher
    ..n. Solovyev & Saldaitis (Yunnan Province, China), and Pseudohampsonella argenta sp. n. Solovyev & Saldaitis (Yunnan Province, China) are described. The taxonomic position of the genus is discussed. ..
  6. Saldaitis A, Benedek B. A new Polychrysia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Plusiinae) species from China. Zootaxa. 2015;3974:290-6 pubmed publisher
    ..2003) and Ronkay et al. (2008). A new species of Polychrysia was discovered during an expedition studying the nocturnal fauna of China's Sichuan Province in August, 2014 and is described here. ..
  7. Gyulai P, Saldaitis A. A new species of Oroplexia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from China. Zootaxa. 2015;3964:583-8 pubmed publisher
  8. Saldaitis A, Pekarsky O. A new species Micrarctia kautti (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae) from West China. Zootaxa. 2015;3955:291-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Institutional acronyms used are as follows: ASV = Aidas Saldaitis (Vilnius, Lithuania); KNE = Kari Nupponen (Espoo, Finland); PKT = Peter Kautt (Tübingen, Germany); RMB = ..
  9. Saldaitis A, Benedek B, Babics J. A new Polymixis (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) species from China. Zootaxa. 2015;3990:287-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The type specimen of Polymixis albirena (Boursin, 1944) and the Polymixis magnirena (Alphéraky, 1892) holotype's genitalia are illustrated. ..

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  1. Saldaitis A, Ivinskis P, Rimsaite J. Mustilia (Smerkata) zolotuhini, a new species (Lepidoptera: Endromidae) from China. Zootaxa. 2015;3915:439-45 pubmed publisher
    ..An unanticipated discovery of a new species from Sichuan Province, China adds an eighth species to this subgenus.  ..
  2. Gyulai P, Ronkay L, Saldaitis A. Two new Xestia Hübner, 1818 species from China (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) . Zootaxa. 2013;3734:96-100 pubmed publisher
    ..l.) described by Gyulai at al.(2011). Two additional new species from this region collected by Irene and Alessandro Floriani and the third author are described herein.  ..
  3. Saldaitis A, Benedek B, Behounek G, Stüning D. A revision of the genus Bombyciella Draudt, 1950, with description of a new species and a new genus (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae: Xyleninae). Zootaxa. 2014;3893:551-61 pubmed publisher
    ..n.). The systematic placement within the two subfamilies is also discussed. Lectotypes for B. talpa and B. sericea are designated. ..
  4. Saldaitis A, Benedek B, Behounek G. Review of the genus Hypobarathra Hampson, 1905 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Hadeninae) with description of a new species. Zootaxa. 2016;4105:491-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This statement should be corrected, since Hypobarathra is forming a common clade with Melanchra, Ceramica Guenée, 1852 and Ebertidia Boursin, 1968, while Odontestra representing another lineage within the tribus Hadeninae. ..
  5. Yakovlev R, Saldaitis A, Pekarsky O. A new species of Dyspessa Hübner, (Lepidoptera, Cossidae) from Western China, with catalogue of Chinese species of the genus. Zootaxa. 2016;4107:85-8 pubmed publisher
    ..During a study of the new Dyspessa specimens from Western China, West South part of Xinjiang the new species, described below, was found. ..
  6. Volynkin A, Saldaitis A, Chen L. Description of the female of Catocala toropovi Saldaitis et al. 2014 (Lepidoptera, Erebidae). Zootaxa. 2016;4139:424-6 pubmed publisher
    ..During studies of Lepidoptera in Xinjiang Province, China, two females of C. toropovi were collected, and this paper provides a brief description and analysis of the female of this species. ..
  7. Saldaitis A, Pekarsky O. Gluphisia irene, a new species (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae) from China and some taxonomical remarks about the palaearctic Gluphisia Boisduval, 1828. Zootaxa. 2016;4169:381-386 pubmed publisher
    ..n. and Gluphisia meridionalis Kiriakoff, 1963 stat. n. described from Europe and China, respectively. ..
  8. Saldaitis A, Gyulai P. A new Paramathes Boursin, 1954 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) species from China. Zootaxa. 2016;4173:596-600 pubmed publisher
    ..In the recent article, authors follow this idea, accepting that the question is open to doubt on the taxonomic position of Paramathes. ..
  9. Kons H, Borth R, Saldaitis A. A new species of Catocala Schrank, 1802 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Primorsky Krai, Russia. Zootaxa. 2016;4105:389-99 pubmed publisher
    ..17); diaphragma posterior to anellus lightly pigmented (Fig. 22); distinctive anellus shape (Fig. 22); uncus setae longest and densest at base (Fig. 21); and approximately 17-20 coils on the receptacle duct (Fig. 56). ..
  10. Saldaitis A, Pekarsky O. A new species Spilarctia duda (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae) from China. Zootaxa. 2016;4103:180-4 pubmed publisher
  11. Gyulai P, Saldaitis A. A new Mniotype Franclemont (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) species from China. Zootaxa. 2016;4097:594-600 pubmed publisher
    ..2015). The fourth member of the complex namely Mniopamea, is the latest erected genera, of which the two described species by Hacker (1992) are close relatives of the formerly known Mniotype timida (Staudinger, 1888). ..
  12. Saldaitis A, Benedek B, Behounek G. A new Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816 species from China (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Hadenini). Zootaxa. 2016;4093:577-82 pubmed publisher
    ..P. costirufa male and female genitalia are described here for the first time but further study integrating this species into a complete overview of the Polia complex in the Himalayan region is recommended. ..
  13. Saldaitis A, Benedek B. <i>Irene litanga</i>, a new genus and new species in the <i>Polia</i> generic-complex from China (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Hadeninae, Hadenini). Zootaxa. 2017;4238:zootaxa.4238.2.9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hopefully our studies will stimulate further exploration and promote the realization of a comprehensive review of this interesting complex. ..
  14. Saldaitis A, Pekarsky O, Borth R. A new species and taxonomical notes on some other <i>Catocala</i> Schrank, 1802 (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) from China. Zootaxa. 2017;4254:39-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Actual Catocala danilovi (O. Bang-Haas, 1927) male genitalia is pictured for the first time and the taxonomical status of the related Catocala florianii Saldaitis & Ivinskis, 2008 is discussed. ..
  15. Saldaitis A, Volynkin A, Benedek B. On the synonymy of some taxa of the genus <i>Xylena</i> Hübner (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Zootaxa. 2017;4350:583-586 pubmed publisher
    ..vetusta (Hübner, [1813]) is 4.61% . The detailed morphological comparison of czernilai and vetusta has been given by Volynkin (2011) (Fig. 1) therefore here we synonymize X. alexander and X. andreas with X. czernilai. ..