Area of distribution and damage of Acrolepiopsis assectella Zell.

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Object specialists E.I.Ovsyannikova & I.Ya.Grichanov,
GIS-specialist M.I.Saulich.

Date of creation:



1:20 000 000.

Accuracy of map:

It is created on information taken from the open-published literature and maps of scale 1: 33 000 000.


"Alber's Equal Area Conic for the USSR", 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0.

Basic content:

Vector map consisting of 4 layer. Area and zone of damage are shown by polygons. Single records are shown by dots.

Accuracy of the classifier:

The Leek Moth area is shown on the territory of the former USSR. The zone low damage is allocated within the limits of general area. At improper agriculture, the species population density exceeds here annually economic threshold of harmfulness, that is 5% of leaf surface damaged at population of 10-20% and more plants in sprouting growth stage (Sidlyarevich & Shinkorenko, 2000).

Method of map production:

The map is compiled by results of the analysis of the open published materials and Collection of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Science, St.Petersburg, Russia. The species area is outlined according to reference and original data on its distribution (Isaev & Sakhnov, 1932; Dzholova, 1958; Isaev, 1958; Nizhnikov, 1970; Arkhipov, 1979; Polyakov et al., 1981; Sidlyarevich & Shinkorenko, 2002; etc.). The borders of Leek Moth area within the European part of the USSR passes from southern districts of Karelia and Leningrad Region along border of onion-growing (Allium cepa L.) and garlic-growing (Allium sativum L.) area through the Kirov Region, Tatarstan; to the south it covers Ukraine, Moldova, the Caucasus, Transcaucasia (Isaev & Sakhnov, 1932; Polyakov et al., 1981; Kullberg et al., 2001; etc.); Ural (Nizhnikov, 1970), Western and Eastern Siberia to Yakutsk in the north (Isaev, 1958; Dzholova, 1965; Pospelova, 1974; Collection of the Zoological Institute), the Far East (Khabarovsk and Primorskii Territories) (Mishchenko, 1957; Gershenzon, 1974; Zagulyaev, 1994; Collection of the Zoological Institute contains also material from Shantar Is.- 54,866 N, 137,498 E, and from env. Klyuchevskaya on Kamchatka river - 56,098 N, 160,498 E). The published reports on the species harmfulness at edge of its area are available from many administrative regions in all zone of onion and garlic cultivation (see Reference citations). Therefore, the zone of the Leek Moth low damage coincides with its area. The area and a zone of low damage are corrected along borders of onion and garlic cultivation (N.V.Terekhina's vector maps, 2005).

Reference citations:

Arkhipov G.E. 1979. Onion pests. Zashchita rastenii 9: 62-63 (in Russian).
Collection of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Science, St.Petersburg, Russia.
Dzholova N.G. 1965. Insect pests of vegetable crops in Baikal region. Moscow: Nauka, 80 p. (in Russian).
Gershenzon Z.S. 1974. Family Arolepiidae. In: Vasil.ev, V.P., ed. Pests of agricultural crops and forest plantations. V.2. Arthropods. Kiev: Urozhai, p. 233-234 (in Russian).
Isaev S.I. & Sakhnov A.I. 1932. Materials in biology of some pests of onions. Iss. 1. Vladimir: Uchkombov, 32 p. (in Russian).
Isaev S.I. 1958. Pests of liliaceous vegetable cultures of Alta Territory. In: Mikhalin A.I., ed. Collection of Works of Azov-Black Sea Agr. Institute, V. 16 (red.). Novocherkassk: Azovo-Chernomorskii s.-kh. institut, p. 223-235 (in Russian).
Kullberg J., Albrecht A., Kaila L.,Varis V. 2001. Checklist of Finnish Lepidoptera - Suomen perhosten luettelo. Sahlbergia (Helsinki) 6(2): 1-190.
Mishchenko A.I. 1957. Insects - pests of agricultural plants in the Far East. Khabarovsk: Khabarovsk Publishing House, 198 p. (in Russian).
Nizhnikov M. 1970. Leek moth. Kartofel. i ovoshchi 5: 40-41 (in Russian).
Polyakov I.Ya., Chumakov A.E., eds. 1963. Distribution of agricultural pests and diseases in Russian Federation in 1962 and forecast of their appearance in 1963.Moscow: MSKH RSFSR, VIZR, 200 p. (in Russian).
Polyakov I.Ya., Kopaneva L.M., Dorokhova G.I. 1982. Number of pests and entomophages of vegetable cultures and potato in different agricultural zones of the USSR. In: Kopaneva L.M., ed. Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in the USSR. Leningrad: Kolos: 5-36 (in Russian).
Pospelova V.M. 1974. Insect pests of agricultural crops in forest zone of Ob' Region. Tomsk: Izdatel'stvo Tomskogo Universiteta, 148 p. (in Russian).
Samersov V.F., ed. 1998. Integrated systems of plant protection from pests, diseases and weeds (Recommendations). Baranovichi: Bel NIIZR, 476 p. (in Russian).
Sidlyarevich V.I. & Shinkorenko E.G. 2000. Sistema zashchity luka i chesnoka ot vreditelei, boleznei i sornyakov. Akhova Raslin 4: 11-12 (in Russian).
Slavgorodskaya-Kurpieva L.E., Slavgorodskii V.E. & Popov V.G. 2001. Protection of agricultural crops against pests and diseases. (The handbook for farmers, gardeners, truck farmers). Simferopol. Biznes-Inform, 344 p. (in Russian).
Terekhina N.V. 2005. The area of Common onion, Garden onion (Allium cepa L.). .
Terekhina N.V. 2005. The area of Garlic (Allium sativum L.). .
Zagulyaev A.K. 1994. Family Arolepiidae. In: Kuznetsov V.I., ed. Insects and mites - pests of agricultural plants. V. 3(1). Lepidoptera. St.Petersburg: Nauka, p. 265-269 (in Russian).
Zhemchuzhina A.A. & Stenina N.P. 2001. Protection of garden and kitchen garden against pests and diseases (practical guidance). St.Petersburg: MiM-Del.ta, 608 p. (in Russian).

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