DAHIRA NIPHAPHYLLA (Joicey & Kaye, 1917)

Male Dahira niphaphylla, 'Thibet', China. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © NHMUK.

TAXONOMY

Thibetia niphaphylla Joicey & Kaye, 1917, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 20: 231. Type locality: [China,] "Thibet" [probably western Sichuan].

Synonym. Thibetia niphaphylla Joicey & Kaye, 1917.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Sichuan (west).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to China.


Global distribution of Dahira niphaphylla. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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