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Title: Climate constraints for siberian moth distribution in Europe
Author: Baranchikov, Yuri; Tschebakova, Nadezda; Parfenova, Elena; Kirichenko, Natalia.
Publication: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 63.
A simplistic bioclimatic model of the Siberian moth Dendrolimus sibiricus Tschtvrk. (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) is based on the moth's basic biological requirements, expressed through summer thermal conditions (growing-degree days above 5 ?C, GDD5), moisture conditions (annual moisture index [AMI]) and the ratio of warm degree-days to annual precipitation.
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