Phyllosphingia

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Phyllosphingia
Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis MHNT CUT 2010 0 199 North Korea male dorsal.jpg
Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis Male dorsal
Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis MHNT CUT 2010 0 199 North Korea male ventral.jpg
Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis Male ventral
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Tribe: Smerinthini
Genus: Phyllosphingia
Swinhoe, 1897
Species: P. dissimilis
Binomial name
Phyllosphingia dissimilis
(Bremer, 1861)[1]
Synonyms
  • Clarkia Tutt, 1902
  • Clarkunella Strand, 1943
  • Triptogon dissimilis Bremer, 1861
  • Phyllosphingia dissimilis hoenei Clark, 1937
  • Phyllosphingia dissimilis jordani Bryk, 1946
  • Phyllosphingia dissimilis sinensis Jordan, 1911

Phyllosphingia is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae, containing only one species Phyllosphingia dissimilis.

Distribution[edit]

which is known from the south-eastern Russian Far East, eastern and central China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan. There is also a record from Luzon. Subspecies P. d. perundulans is found from Nepal, east through north-eastern India, Myanmar and northern Thailand to southwestern China. The habitat consists of open parklands and forest edges.

Description[edit]

The wingspan is 93–130 mm.

Biology[edit]

There is one generation per year in northern China, with adults on wing from May to July. Farther south, there are two generations. Adults have been recorded from mid-May to mid-August in Korea.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on Carya cathayensis, Juglans mandschurica and Juglans regia in China, Juglans mandschurica in Primorskiy Kray and Prunus serrulata var. spontanea in Korea.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis (south-eastern Russian Far East, eastern and central China, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and Japan. There is also a record from Luzon)[2]
  • Phyllosphingia dissimilis perundulans Swinhoe, 1897 (from Nepal, east through north-eastern India, Myanmar and northern Thailand to southwestern China)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Pittaway AR; Kitching I. "''Phyllosphingia dissimilis dissimilis'' at Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic". Tpittaway.tripod.com. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  3. ^ Pittaway AR; Kitching I. "''Phyllosphingia dissimilis perundulans'' at Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic". Tpittaway.tripod.com. Retrieved 2011-11-01.