First record of Trichosea ludifica (Linnaeus) from Kazakhstan with notes on its bionomics (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Pantheinae: Pantheini)
Trichosea ludifica (Linnaeus, 1758) is reported from Kazakhstan (East Kazakhstan Region, West Altai Mountains) for the first time. The species habitat in Kazakhstan is briefly characterized and illustrated. A list of noctuid moths occurring syntopically with T. ludifica is also provided.
Key words: new record, distribution, biogeography, bionomics, Altai Mountains, Altai-Sayan Mountain Region, mountain forest, fauna, East Kazakhstan.