RHODAMBULYX SCHNITZLERI Cadiou, 1990

Rhodambulyx schnitzleri, Baihualing, Baoshan, Yunnan, China. Photo: © Tony Pittaway Rhodambulyx schnitzleri, Thailand. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Rhodambulyx schnitzleri Cadiou, 1990, Lambillionea 90(2): 42. Type locality: Thailand, Chiang Mai, Doi Inthanon, 1800m.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


Fresh adult Rhodambulyx schnitzleri, Doi Pha Hom Pok, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 20.ii.2007, 2100m. Photo: © Thomas Ihle. Faded adult Rhodambulyx schnitzleri, Doi Pha Hom Pok, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 20.ii.2007, 2100m. Photo: © Thomas Ihle.

ADULT BIOLOGY


FLIGHT-TIME

China: 12.iv (Yunnan). (In southern China and northern Thailand, during January and February at 1500-2100m altitude.)


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Yunnan (Baoshan, Baihualing, 1540m).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

So far, only known from western Yunnan, China (from where it was also noted by Chen & Ou (2008)), and northern Thailand.


Global distribution of Rhodambulyx schnitzleri. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION

Unknown.



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