LEPCHINA OBLIQUIFASCIA BAIBARANA (Matsumura, 1927)

Male Lepchina obliquifascia baibarana. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Ampelophaga baibarana Matsumura, 1927, J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19: 3. Type locality: [Taiwan, Taichung Hsien, Meiyuan,] Baibara.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

Taiwan: iv-v (Kaohsiung Hsien).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM:

LARVA:

PUPA:

Larval hostplants.


PARASITOIDS


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

Taiwan: Taichung Hsien (Meiyuan); Kaohsiung Hsien (Shanping, 640m); Taipei Hsien (Fushan).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to Taiwan.


Global distribution of Lepchina obliquifascia baibarana. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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