CALLAMBULYX SINJAEVI Brechlin, 2000

Male Callambulyx sinjaevi, Taibai Shan, Shaanxi, China. Photo: © BMNH Male Callambulyx sinjaevi, Taibai Shan, Shaanxi, China. Photo: © R. Brechlin.

TAXONOMY

Callambulyx sinjaevi Brechlin, 2000, Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo (N.F.) 20: 266. Type locality: China, Shaanxi, Tsinling Mts [Qinling Shan], south Tai-bai-shan-Mts [Taibai Shan], Foping Nature Reserve, 33°15'N 107°57'E, 1500m.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


Male Callambulyx sinjaevi, Taibai Shan, Shaanxi, China. Photo: © Viktor Sinjaev.

ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

China: 15.iv-11.v (Qinling Shan).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Shaanxi (Taibai Shan part of the Qinling Shan).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to China.


Global distribution of Callambulyx sinjaevi. Map: © BMNH.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION

Holarctic; eastern Palaearctic region. Pleistocene refuge: Monocentric -- Sinotibetan refugium.



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