CALLAMBULYX TATARINOVII FORMOSANA Clark, 1935 -- Elm hawkmoth

Female Callambulyx tatarinovii formosana. Photo: © NHMUK Male Callambulyx tatarinovii formosana. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Callambulyx poecilus formosana Clark, 1935, Proc. New Engl. zool. Club 15: 24. Type locality: Formosa [Taiwan, Nantou Hsien], Hori [Puli].

Synonym. Callambulyx tatarinovii formosana Okano, 1958.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION

Wingspan: 56--70mm.


Resting male Callambulyx tatarinovii formosana, Taiwan. Photo: © Felix Lin.

ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

Taiwan: iii (Hualien Hsien); 30.xi (Nantou Hsien).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM:

LARVA:

PUPA:

Larval hostplants.


PARASITOIDS


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

Taiwan: Hualien Hsien (Taroko National Park); Nantou Hsien (15km N Puli, Huisun Forest, 500m; Puli); Kaohsiung Hsien (Shanping, 640m); Taoyuan Hsien (Galahe).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to Taiwan.


Global distribution of Callambulyx tatarinovii formosana. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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