John Clayton's Fijian Moth Collection

Date created: 21 April 2020

The data is based on a programme of light trapping using a battery powered trap employing an actinic tube light source. Trapping took place at a number of forest locations in eastern Viti Levu, and one coastal location in Cakaudrove in Vanua Levu. The main programme took place between 1992 and 1998, with a few records from more recent visits. This programme resulted in a collection of about 4,700 specimens. Work is continuing on the collection, with small numbers of additional records being added as new identifications are made. 14 new species have so far been described.

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  • 10.15468/9flxie
  • 658ab0a2-69f3-4094-a2fe-3834bee063c8
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Publication Date 2018-08-23
Language en
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Additional Info NatureFiji-MareqetiViti website which has additional information on the metadata: Associated Media link (Fiji moth record - images of all mentioned records): Link to electronic copy of descriptions of Fijian macro-moths:
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