LANGIA ZENZEROIDES NAWAI Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 -- Apple hawkmoth

Female Langia zenzeroides nawai. Photo: © NHMUK Male Langia zenzeroides nawai. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Langia zenzeroides nawai Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 292. Type locality: Japan: Hondo [Honshu], Lake Biwa.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

Japan: 1.iv-1.v (Kyushu; Honshu); vi (Honshu).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM:

LARVA:

PUPA:

Larval hostplants.


PARASITOIDS


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

Japan: Hokkaido (Sapporo); Hahajima (Konokiyama); Honshu (Tarui, nr. Lake Biwa; Fukuchiyama, nr. Kyoto; Osaka; Onyu; Takefu City); Shikoku (Shionoe); Kyushu (Hikosan).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to Japan.


Global distribution of Langia zenzeroides nawai. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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