Prismosticta tianpinga Wang, X., Huang & Wang, M., 2011

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: 111

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3989.1.1

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Prismosticta tianpinga Wang, X., Huang & Wang, M., 2011
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74. Prismosticta tianpinga Wang, X., Huang & Wang, M., 2011  ( FIGURES 43View FIGURE 43 H, 44 E)

Prismosticta tianpinga Wang, X., Huang & Wang, M., 2011  , Zootaxa 2895: 67. TL: Mt. Tianpingshan, Badagongshan National NR, Sangzhi County, Hunan Province, China ”. Holotype: male ( SCAU) [examined].

Diagnosis. This species is characterized by the ochre green wings with a metallic luster, a forewing with a larger triangular transparent spot near the apex, and obscure antemedial, medial and postmedial lines.

Specimens examined. [ HUNAN] Sangzhi County (Badagongshan National NR): 1 male, holotype deposited in SCAU with the label “Mt. Tianpingshan, Badagongshan National NR, Sangzhi County, Hunan Province, China, 14.V. 2007, Liu-Sheng Chen, Zhen Li and Yang Long leg.”; 1 male, paratype same to the holotype except 6.V. 2009, Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( HUNAU); 1 male, 20.V. 2010, Chun-Lin Liao leg. ( HUNAU).

Bionomics. The larval host is unknown.

Distribution. Mainland China (Hunan).

Remarks. This species is apparently endemic to Hunan Province in China.