RHODOPRASINA NENULFASCIA Zhu & Wang, 1997

Adult Rhodoprasina nenulfascia, Yadong, Xizang/Tibet, China. HOLOTYPE. Photo: © Xue DaYong, IZAS

TAXONOMY

Rhodoprasina nenulfascia Zhu & Wang, 1997, Fauna Sinica Insecta 11: 267. Type locality: China, Xizang/Tibet, Yadong.

Synonym. Rhodoprasina koerferi Brechlin, 2010, Entomo-Satsphingia 3(2): 23. Type locality: Bhutan, Mongar, Thebong, 2270m (ca. 27°17'N 91°20'E).


ADULT DESCRIPTION AND VARIATION

Rhodoprasina nenulfascia, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2300m, 28.16.47N 95.54.44E, 12.xi.2020. Photo: © Peter Smetacek.

ADULT BIOLOGY

Unknown.


FLIGHT-TIME

India: 12.xi.2020 (Arunachal Pradesh). China: 9.vi (Xizang/Tibet).


EARLY STAGES

OVUM: Unknown.

LARVA: Unknown.

PUPA: Unknown.

Larval hostplants.

Unknown.


PARASITOIDS

Unknown.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Xizang/Tibet (Yadong).


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

So far, only known from southern Xizang/Tibet (China), Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh (India).


Global distribution of Rhodoprasina nenulfascia. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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