Gunda ochracea Walker, 1862

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: 16

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Gunda ochracea Walker, 1862
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6. Gunda ochracea Walker, 1862  ( FIGURES 4View FIGURE 4 C – 4 D, 5 B)

Gunda ochracea Walker, 1862  , J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 6: 177. TL: “ Sarawak ”. Holotype: female ( OUMNH). Aristhala hainana Moore, 1878, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1878: 705. TL: “Hainan”. HT: male ( BMNH). Aristhala sikkima Moore, 1879, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1879: 406, pl. 33, fig. 3. TL: “Darjeeling”. ST: male (fig’d) & female

( BMNH).

Gunda leefmansi Roepke, 1924  , Tijd. Ent. 67: 168, Taf. 2, fig. 4. TL: Padang, Sumatra. Holotype: female ( MNHL). A junior synonym.

Diagnosis. Very similar to G. javanica  , but can be distinguished by the following characters: forewing without an oblique black line arising from basal 1 / 4 of costa to beneath of apex; uncus shallowly bifid; valva distally with a slender, apically bifid process.

Specimens examined. [GUANGXI] Fangchenggang City (Shiwandashan National NR): 1 male, 30 km southwest of Nanping town, 900 m, 21 ˚ 43 ’N, 107 ˚ 32 ’E, 1–14.IV. 2003, Siniaev & local collector leg. (MWM); [HAINAN] Baisha County (Yinggeling National NR): 1 male, Tongyin Village, 4.XII. 2005, Min Wang leg. ( SCAU); Wuzhishan City (Wuzhishan National NR): 1 male, 18 ˚ 53 ’N, 109 ˚ 43 ’E, 1500 m, 20.II – 1.III. 2003, Siniaev & his team leg. (MWM); [YUNNAN] Jingdong County (Ailaoshan National NR): 1 male, 3500 m, September 1999, Wang & Li leg. (MWM).

Bionomics. The larval host plants are Ficus elastica Roxb. ex Hornem., 1814  , Ficus religiosa Linn., 1753  and relatives. The species usually appears in winter.

Distribution. Mainland China (Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan) and Hainan, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Sikkim, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, vast region from Southeast Asia to Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines (Palawan).

Remarks. The variability of wings is distinct in different geographical areas, but the variability in genitalia characters has no firmly geographical basis.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Bombycidae

Genus

Gunda

Loc

Gunda ochracea Walker, 1862

Wang, Xing, Wang, Min, Zolotuhin, Vadim V., Hirowatari, Toshiya, Wu, Shipher & Huang, Guo-Hua 2015
2015
Loc

Gunda leefmansi

Roepke 1924
1924
Loc

Gunda ochracea

Walker 1862
1862