MICRACOSMERYX CHAOCHAUENSIS (Clark, 1922)

Female Micracosmeryx chaochauensis. Photo: © NHMUK Male Micracosmeryx chaochauensis. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Gurelca chaochauensis Clark, 25 January 1922, Proc. New Engl. zool. Club 8: 13. Type locality: East China, [Guangdong,] Chao-chau, [Chaozhou].

Synonym. Gurelca chaochauensis Clark, 25 January 1922.

Synonym. Micracosmeryx macroglossoides Mell, 1922.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

China: iii (Hunan); iii (Guangdong).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM:

LARVA:

PUPA:


Pupa of Micracosmeryx chaochauensis. Image: Mell, 1922b Pupa of Micracosmeryx chaochauensis. Image: Mell, 1922b

Larval hostplants.


PARASITOIDS


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Hunan (Nan Ling, 700-800m); Guangdong (Chaozhou).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Southern China and northern Vietnam.


Global distribution of Micracosmeryx chaochauensis. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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