SMERINTHULUS WITTI Brechlin, 2000

Female Smerinthulus witti, Yunnan, China. ALLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin. Male Smerinthulus witti, Yunnan, China. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © Ronald Brechlin.

TAXONOMY

Smerinthulus witti Brechlin, 2000, Nachr. ent. Ver. Apollo (N.F.) 21: 103. Type locality: China, Yunnan, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunlong County, Fengshuining Mts, 13km north of Caojian, 25°46'N 99°06'E, 2460m.


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION


ADULT BIOLOGY

Unknown.


FLIGHT-TIME


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants. Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Yunnan (13km N Caojian, 2460m); Guangxi (Jinxiu, Dayao Shan, 1700m).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Endemic to Yunnan and Guangxi, China.


Global distribution of Smerinthulus witti. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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