LEPIDOPTERA

Araschnia burejana Bremer, 1861
 Araschnia burejana Bremer, 1861

• TYPE LOCALITY. «.. .Bureja-Gebirge» [Bureinskie Mts., Amur region]. .

•SYNONYM: kurilicoia Biyk. 1942.

• RANGE. Amur and Ussuri regions; China, Korea, Japan.

• DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. The summer form differs strongly from the spring one, being termed asJallcycJanson, 1877.

•HABITATS AND BIOLOGY. Occurring in mixed forest up to 1,300 m a.s.l. Flight period: May to June and July to August, in two generations. Host plant in Japan (Fukuda etal., 1984): Urtica.

• SIMILAR SPECIES. Araschnia levcma: bands on UNS thinner and somewhat differ­ent in position.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 2. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 2000




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