LEPIDOPTERA

Polytremis zina (Evans, 1932)

Polytremis zina (Evans, 1932)

TYPE LOCALITY. "Omeishan" [SW. China].

RANGE. S. and E. China to the Ussuri region.

DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. The S. Ussuri region - ssp. zinoides Evans, 1937.

HABITATS AND BIOLOGY. Forest edges, sea-shore meadows and other open grassy habitats. Flight period: July-August.

SIMILAR SPECIES. P. pellucida: wings broader, lower spot in FW cell small and situated just under upper spot. Pamara guttatus: wings narrower, UNH spots almost in one line.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 1. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 1997

 

 

 

      • Polytremis pellucida (Murray, 1875)

Polytremis pellucida (Murray, 1875)

 Polytremis pellucida (Murray, 1875)

TYPE LOCALITY. Japan.

SYNONYMS: quinquepuncta Mabille, 1883; sachalinensis Matsumura, 1925.

RANGE. Confined to E. Asia.

DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. The S. Amur and Ussuri regions, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, all populated by the nominate subspecies.

HABITATS AND BIOLOGY. Forest edges, sea-shore meadows and other open grassy habitats. Flight period: end of July-August. Phragmites, Sasa (Poaceae) have been recorded as host plants (Gorbunov, Korshunov, 1995).

SIMILAR SPECIES. P. zina: wings narrower and apex acute, lower spot in FW cell large and displaced basad.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 1. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 1997




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