LEPIDOPTERA

Harima callipteris karafutonis Matsumura, 1919
    Harima callipteris (Butler, 1877)

TYPE LOCALITY. "Tokei (Yedo)". [Vicinity of Tokyo, Japan].

RANGE. Confined to Japan, Sakhalin and the S. Kuriles.

DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. Sakhalin - ssp. karafutonis Matsumura, 1919 (= minima Esaki et Nakahara, 1924), the Kuriles. - ssp. obscura Nakahara, 1926.

HABITAT AND BIOLOGY. Thin deciduous forests with Sasa, the host plant (Fukuda et al., 1983). Flight period: June-July.

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




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