DAHIRA TAIWANA (Brechlin, 1998)

Male Dahira taiwana, Taoyuan, Taiwan. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin. Female Dahira taiwana. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Gehlenia taiwana Brechlin, 1998, Nachr. ent. Ver. Apollo (N.F.) 19: 36. Type locality: Taiwan, Taoyuan, 16km east of Fuhsing, 24°50'N 121°24'E, 870m.

Synonym. Gehlenia taiwana Brechlin, 1998.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY

Unknown.


FLIGHT-TIME


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

Taiwan: Taoyuan Hsien (16km E Fuhsing, 870m).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to Taiwan.


Global distribution of Dahira taiwana. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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