Mustilia undulosa Yang & Mao, 1995

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: 100-101

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Mustilia undulosa Yang & Mao, 1995
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68. Mustilia undulosa Yang & Mao, 1995  ( FIGURES 39View FIGURE 39 A – 39 F, 41 A – 41 F)

Mustilia undulosa Yang & Mao, 1995  , Journal of Hubei University (Natural Science) 17 (4): 427. TL: Hubei, China. Mustilia falcipennis: Chu & Wang, 1993  , Sinozoologia, 10: 235; Chu & Wang, 1996, Fauna Sinica  Insecta, 5: 44. Misidentification, commented on by Zolotuhin (2007).

Mustilia sabriformis Zolotuhin, 2007  , syn. nov., Neue ent. Nachr. 60: 190. TL: “ China, Yunnan (NW), Dali Bai aut. Pref., Yunlong county, Fengshuining Mts, 2460 m ”. Holotype: male (MWM) [examined].

Diagnosis. Can be distinguished from the other species by the following characters: forewing apex shortly falcate; postmedial line edged with paler white; uncus narrow, with lobes slender.

Specimens examined. [ HUBEI] Shenlongjia Forest District (Shenlongjia National NR): 2 males, 8– 11.VII. 2009, Min Wang & Yang Long leg. ( SCAU); [ HUNAN] Sangzhi County (Badagongshan National NR, Mt. Tianpingshan): 5 males, 13–14.VIII. 2014, Guo-Hua Huang & Min Wang leg. ( HUNAU); [GUANGXI] Xing’an County (Mao’ershan National NR): 1 male, 25.VIII. 2003, Guo-Hua Huang & De-Yu Xin leg. ( SCAU); 2 males, 13–20.VIII. 2009, Min Wang & Hou-Shuai Wang leg. ( SCAU); [SHAANXI] Taibai County: 3 males (paratypes of sabriformis  ), Süd-Shensi, 1700 m, 26.VI. 1936, H. Höne leg. ( ZFMK); Ningshan County: 1 male, Houditang Town, 14.VII. 2006, Liu-Sheng Chen & Wei Xiong leg. ( SCAU). [SICHUAN] Mianning County: 1 male (paratype of sabriformis  ), Daxueshan Mountain, 28 ˚ 34 ’N, 102 ˚00’E, 2750 m, 7–8.VII. 1999, V. Sinjaev & E. Plutenko leg. (MWM); Luding County: 3 males (paratypes of sabriformis  ), Erlangshan Mountain, E Luding County, 2560 m, 19–23.VII. 2004, S. Murzin leg. (MWM); 1 male, Moxi Town, Hailuogou National NR, 20.VII. 2004, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 30.VII. 2003, Min Wang & Liu-Sheng Chen leg. ( SCAU); 1 female, Moxi Town, 18.VI. 2005, Guo-Hua Huang, Liu-Sheng Chen & Jing-Xian Liu leg. ( HUNAU); [YUNNAN] Yunlong County: 1 male (holotype of sabriformis  ), Fengshuiling Mountain, 13 km N of Caojian, 25 ˚ 46 ’N, 99 ˚06’E, 2460 m, 10–20.V. 1999. R. Brechlin leg. (MWM); 7 males (paratypes of sabriformis  ), the same data (MWM); 1 male (paratype of sabriformis  ), the same data except 20.V – 9.VI. 1999 (GU- 7930, MWM); 2 males (paratypes of sabriformis  ), the same data except 25.VII – 8.VIII. 1999 (MWM); 1 male (paratype of sabriformis  ), 20 km Dali city, 2570 m, 30.VIII. 1998, R. Brechlin leg. (MWM); 1 male (paratype of sabriformis  ), 13 km N Caojian, Fengshuiling Mountain, 2460 m, 10–23.VI. 1999 (MWM); Lijiang City (Luguhu): 2 males, 13.VIII. 2008, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); 3 males, env. Bailakon Pass, 3400–3600 m, 28.V – 7.VI. 2006, Murzin leg. (MWM); Diancangshan Mountain, 1 female (paratype of sabriformis  ), 25 ˚ 41 ’N, 100 ˚05’E, 15–30.VII. 2004, V. Sinjaev & his team leg. (MWM).

Bionomics. The larval host is unknown. The adults are on the wing in July and August (Plate 10 H).

Distribution. Mainland China (Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan).

Remarks. The species has been largely overlooked until now.

ZFMK

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Bombycidae

Genus

Mustilia