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Undescribed species and genera of Metarbelidae moths (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea) from Lolldaiga Hills Ranch, central Kenya

By Ingo Lehmann, Michael Roberts, Julius Mwenda Mathiu and Thomas M. Butynski

Moths in the family Metarbelidae are nocturnal, small to medium in size, and are usually rare. The majority of species are endemic to areas <50,000 km2. Sites that have been light-trapped extensively for several years typically yield only 1–4 species of Metarbelidae moth.

Aberrant Smith’s Dik-Dik and black-tailed White-tailed Mongoose on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch

By Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme

The Zoological Society of London/Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme’s Camera Trapping Project has been running since 2013. In September 2016, a camera trap on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch captured a pair of adult Smith’s Dik-diks Madoqua (guentheri) smithii near the centre of the Ranch.