Penicillifera tamsi (Lemée, 1950)

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: 44

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Penicillifera tamsi (Lemée, 1950)
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24. Penicillifera tamsi (Lemée, 1950)  ( FIGURES 14View FIGURE 14 E – 14 F, 15 E)

Ocinara tamsi Lemée, 1950  , Contrib. l’étude L é pid. Haut-Tonkin et Saigon: 37. TL: Backan. Neotype – Vietnam, Nghe An Prov., Ban Khom, 280 m. Neotype: male (MWM) [examined].

Ocinara tetrapuncta Chu & Wang, 1993  , Sinozoologia 10: 230. TL: Yunnan, China. Synonymized by Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009.

Diagnosis. Similar to other Penicillifera  species but can be distinguished by: wings ochre; hindwing inner margin with three black dots; uncus bifid to the middle, the lobes short and finger-shaped; saccus not swollen apically; aedeagus slender and very straight.

Specimens examined. [GUANGXI] Fangchenggang City (Shiwandashan National NR): 1 male, Hongqilinchang, 6.XI. 2001, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); 1 female, Mt. Pinglongshan., 6.IV. 2002, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, Hongqilinchang, 2.IV. 2002, Min Wang & Guo-Hua leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, Milv Village, 6.IV. 2002, Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, Dongzhonglinchang, 8.IV. 2002, Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); Napo County: 1 male, Defu Village, 4.XII. 2005, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); [YUNNAN] Yingjiang County (Tongbiguan Provincial NR): 2 males, 21.VI. 2005, Guo-Hua Huang, Liu-Sheng Chen & Jing-Xian Liu leg. ( HUNAU); Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture: 39 males, Puwen, 30 km SSW Simao, 900 m, 16.III – 10.IV. 2000, 22˚ 30 ’N, 100 ˚02’E, Brechlin’s local collector leg. (MWM); Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture: 3 males, Yunlong, 13 km north of Caojian town, Fengshuining Mts., 2460 m, 10–23.VI. 1999, R. Brechlin leg. (MWM); 3 males, 10 km W Yunxian Daxing, 120 km W Dali; Lincang distr., 1200 m, 16.III – 10.IV. 2000, 24˚ 30 ’N, 100 ˚01’E, Brechlin’s local collector leg. (MWM); 11 male, Yunxian/ Daxing, 1200 m, 20 km S Dali, 16. III – 10.IV. 2000, 24˚ 30 ’N, 100 ˚01’E, local collector leg. (MWM); Simao County: 3 males, 18 km S Simao, Mt. Mangxiba, 22 ˚ 28 ’N, 101 ˚01’E, 16.III – 10.IV. 2000, local collector leg. (MWM); Lancang County: 1 male, 130 m southwest of Kunming, 1430 m, 25.XI – 5.XII. 1998, local collector leg. (MWM); Mouding County: 14 males, 1300 m, 16.III – 10.IV. 2000, 25˚ 19 ’N, 101 ˚ 32 ’E, local collector leg. (MWM).

Bionomics. The larval host is unknown.

Distribution. Mainland China (Fujian, Guangxi, Yunnan), Vietnam, Thailand.

Remarks. Chu & Wang (1993) described this species as Ocinara tetrapuncta Chu & Wang, 1993  .