CYPA UNIFORMIS UNIFORMIS Mell, 1922 -- Pale cypa

Upperside of male Cypa u. uniformis, Hong Kong, China. Photo: © Ian Kitching Underside of male Cypa u. uniformis, Hong Kong, China. Photo: © Ian Kitching

TAXONOMY

Cypa decolor uniformis Mell, 1922, Dt. ent. Z. 1922: 117. Type locality: South China: [Guangdong].


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY

Flies just after dusk.


FLIGHT-TIME

China: 17.viii-15.x (Hong Kong).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM:

LARVA:


Larva of Cypa uniformis uniformis. Photo: Mell, 1922b

PUPA:


Pupa of Cypa uniformis uniformis. Image: Mell, 1922b Pupa of Cypa uniformis uniformis. Image: Mell, 1922b

Larval hostplants.


PARASITOIDS


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Sichuan (Wulong Reserve); Yunnan; Jiangxi; Guangdong; Hong Kong.


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Only known from southern China.


Global distribution of Cypa uniformis uniformis. Map: © BMNH.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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