Ocinara albicollis (Walker, 1862)

Wang, Xing, Wang, Min, Zolotuhin, Vadim V., Hirowatari, Toshiya, Wu, Shipher & Huang, Guo-Hua, 2015, The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands, Zootaxa 3989 (1), pp. 1-138: 34-35

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scientific name

Ocinara albicollis (Walker, 1862)
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19. Ocinara albicollis (Walker, 1862)  ( FIGURES 12View FIGURE 12 A – 12 E)

Naprepa albicollis Walker, 1862  , J. Linn. Soc. 6: 171. TL: [Borneo] “ Sarawak ”. Types (holotype by monotypy?): male ( BMNH) [examined]. First recorded from China by Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009: 241.

Diagnosis. Characterized by the following characters: wing ochre-gray; forewing with apex slightly acute; discal cell with a lips-shaped spot; postmedial and submarginal lines dotted; uncus long, finger-shaped.

Map 7. Distribution of Ocinara albicollis  mainly in China.

Specimens examined. [GUANGDONG] Guangzhou City: 1 male and 3 females, Campus of South China Agricultural University, 1.XII. 2005, Hai-Ying Ou fed. ( SCAU); [GUANGXI] Fangchenggang City (Shiwandashan National NR): 1 male, Hongqilingchang, 1.XI. 2001, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( HUNAU); [HAINAN] Lingshui County (Diaoluoshan National NR): 1 male, 4–5.IV. 2004, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); Wuzhishan City (Wuzhishan National NR): 10 males, 18 ˚ 53 ’N, 109 ˚ 43 ’E, 20.II – 10.IV. 2001, local collector leg. (MWM); [YUNNAN] Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture: 1 male, Puwen, 30 km SSW Simao, 900 m, 10–30.IV. 2000, 22˚ 30 ’N, 100 ˚02’E, Brechlin’s local collector leg. (MWM).

Bionomics. Ficus microcarpa Linn., 1781  ( Moraceae  ) is the recorded larval host plant. The larva is red, black and gray with a horn on segment A 8 (Plate 5 A).

Distribution. Mainland China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan) and Hainan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia.

Remarks. The species has been encountered most frequently in lower and upper montane forests, but has been taken occasions in the lowlands and settlements. In the past, it has always been misidentified in China as Trilocha varians  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Bombycidae

Genus

Ocinara