Mustilizans lepusa Zolotuhin, 2007

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: 78

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Mustilizans lepusa Zolotuhin, 2007


52. Mustilizans lepusa Zolotuhin, 2007  ( FIGURES 28View FIGURE 28 B, 29 E)

Mustilizans lepusa Zolotuhin, 2007  , Neue ent. Nachr. 60: 198. TL: “Northern Vietnam, Cuc Phuong Nat. Park, 120 km SW Hanoi, 400 m ”. Holotype: male (MWM) [examined].

Diagnosis. Characterized by the following features: forewing with antemedial line arched rather than sinuate, forewing coloration divided into two by submarginal line, distal part reddish-yellow, basal part grayish-yellow; valva ventrally broad, short and folded upwards with blunt apex.

Specimens examined. [SICHUAN] Luding County: 1 male, Mt. Gonggashan, 2.III. 2003, Min Wang & Liu- Sheng Chen leg. ( SCAU).

Bionomics. The larval host is unknown.

Distribution. Mainland China (Sichuan), Vietnam.

Remarks. This is the first record of this species from China.