CLANIS SCHWARTZI Cadiou, 1993

Adult female Clanis schwartzi, Nankunshan, Guangdong, China. Photo: © Kent H. K. Li

TAXONOMY

Clanis schwartzi Cadiou, 1993, Lambillionea 93: 445. Type locality: Laos, ??Ban Kheun, 800m.

Synonym. Clanis bilineata f. acuta Mell, 1922, Beitr. Fauna Sinica 2 (Biol. Syst. sudchin. Sphingiden): 115. Type locality: China, Guangdong, 'Siu dsau'.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY

Unkown.


FLIGHT-TIME

China: vi (Hainan); vii (Jiangxi); viii (Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong); ?xi (Shaanxi).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unkown.

LARVA: Unkown.

PUPA: Unkown.

Larval hostplants. Unkown.


PARASITOIDS

Unkown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Shaanxi (Ankang, Suburn); Hubei (Wudang Shan, 1500m); Hunan (Huaihua, Lianfeng Shan, 1600m); Jianxi (Xingguo, Yiaoton Shan); Guangdong (Nankunshan, NE of Guangzhou); Hainan (Duowen Ling, nr Lingao).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Central and southern China to northern Laos and northern Vietnam (Eitschberger, 2004).


Global distribution of Clanis schwartzi. Map: © BMNH.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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