Prismosticta regalis Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009

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: 110

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

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scientific name

Prismosticta regalis Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009
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73. Prismosticta regalis Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009  ( FIGURES 43View FIGURE 43 F – 43 G, 44 C – 44 D & 44 H)

Prismosticta regalis Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009  , Entomofauna, suppl. 16: 252. TL: China “Kuatun, Prov. Fukien”. Holotype: male ( ZFMK) [examined].

Diagnosis. This species is characterized by the red-ocher wings, a forewing with a large trianglular transparent spot near the apex, distinct antemedial and submarginal lines, obscure medial and postmedial lines; a short and robust uncus, with two short triangular lobes; and a broad, spinulose gnathos.

Specimens examined. [FUJIAN] Jianning County: 1 male, Holotype deposited in ZFMK; [GUANGDONG] Ruyuan County (Nanling National NR): 2 male, 7.VI. 2008, Min Wang & Hou-Shuai Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 29.III. 2003, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); 2 males, 18.VIII. 2003, Guo-Hua Huang & De-Yu Xin leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 26.IX. 2003, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 22–25.VII. 2004, Liu-Sheng Chen leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 23.VII. 2005, Liu-Sheng Chen leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 18–19.IX. 2006, Liu-Sheng Chen & Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 29.VII. 2008, Liu-Sheng Chen & Hou-Shuai Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 10.VIII. 2009, Hou-Shuai Wang leg. ( SCAU); [HAINAN] Ledong County (Jianfengling National NR): 3 males, 12.IV. 2009, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); 1 male, 29.XI. 2003, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU); Lingshui County (Diaoluoshan National NR): 2 males, 24.V. 2004, Min Wang & Guo-Hua Huang leg. ( SCAU).

Bionomics. The larval host is unknown.

Distribution. Mainland China (Fujian, Guangdong) and Hainan, Vietnam.

Remarks. This species is widely distributed in southern China and northern Vietnam.

ZFMK

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