CYPA SHAANXIANA Brechlin & Kitching, 2014 -- Shaanxi cypa

Upperside of male Cypa shaanxiana, Foping Nature Reserve, Taibai Shan, Qinling Shan, Shaanxi, China. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin. Underside of male Cypa shaanxiana, Foping Nature Reserve, Taibai Shan, Qinling Shan, Shaanxi, China. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin. Upperside of female Cypa shaanxiana, Foping Nature Reserve, Taibai Shan, Qinling Shan, Shaanxi, China. ALLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin. Underside of female Cypa shaanxiana, Foping Nature Reserve, Taibai Shan, Qinling Shan, Shaanxi, China. ALLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin.

TAXONOMY

Cypa shaanxiana Brechlin & Kitching, 2014, Entomo-Satsphingia 7(2): 6. Type locality: China, Shaanxi, Qinling Shan, Taibai Shan, Foping Nature Reserve, 1500m, 33°51'N 107°57'E, 20.iv-11.v.1999.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY

Nothing known.


FLIGHT-TIME

China: iv-v (Shaanxi).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.


Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Shaanxi (Taibai Shan, Foping Nature Reserve, 1500m; Taibai Shan, Houzhenzi, 1600m; Ankang City, 500m).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Only known from southern Shaanxi, China.


Global distribution of Cypa shaanxiana. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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