Rhodostrophia jacularia ( Hübner, 1813 ), Hubner, 1813

Cui, Le, Xue, Dayong & Jiang, Nan, 2019, Description of two new species of Rhodostrophia Hübner, 1823 from China (Lepidoptera, Geometridae), Zootaxa 4563 (2), pp. 337-353: 339

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4563.2.7

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scientific name

Rhodostrophia jacularia ( Hübner, 1813 )
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Rhodostrophia jacularia ( Hübner, 1813)  

Figs 1–2 View FIGURES 1–15 , 16 View FIGURES 16–24 , 27 View FIGURES 25–37 , 38 View FIGURES 38–43 , 48 View FIGURES 48–58

Geometra jacularia Hübner, 1813   , Samml. Eur. Schmett., 5 Geometrae (1): pl. 84, fig. 431. Syntypes, Europe.

Eusarca jacularia var. minor Alhéraky, 1892   , in Romanoff, Mém. Lépid., 6: 71. Syntypes 3 ♁, China: Ordosse, Taï-tou-haï near the River Oulane-morine.

Rhodostrophia jacularia: Meyrick, 1892   , Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1892: 92.

Rhodostrophia tyugui Vasilenko, 1998   , Zool. Zh., 77 (10): 1138, figs, 2, 4. Type locality: Russia, Altai, South Chyua Range.

Diagnosis. The species can be distinguished by the following characters: the male hind tibia has four spurs; the postmedial line of the forewing is usually brown, broad and wavy. In the male genitalia, the uncus is long and narrow, slightly dilated and bifid at tip; the valva is very broad and spinose on the ventro-terminal margin; the aedeagus is curved; the cornutus is absent. In the female genitalia, the ovipositor is spinose; the ductus bursae is straight and strongly sclerotized except the anterior part; the signum is large coat-shaped.

Material examined. CHINA: Inner Mongolia   (IZCAS): 2 6, Erenhot , 5.VIII, 13.VI.1971; 2 6, Abag Qi , 10.VIII.1984   ; 1 6, Ulanqab Meng, 14. VI.1971; 1 6, Ulanqab Meng Qianqi , 24.VII.1986, coll. Xing Jie   ; 2 6, Alxa Youqi , 2, 20.   VI.1987; 1 6 1♀, Alxa Gulaben Management Station , 2135 m, 25–28.VII.2010, coll. Song Wenhui   et al.; 2 6, Alxa, Beisi , 2070 m, 1.VIII.2010, coll. Yang Xiushuai.   Gansu ( IZCAS): 1 6, Yuzhong , Xinglong Shan, 2000 m, 21.   VI.1987; 1♀, Lanzhou , 20.IV.1963, coll. Sun Yubin.   Shanxi ( ZFMK): 2 6, Mien-shan , Mittlere Höne, 1500 m, 4.   VI.1937, H. Höne.

Distribution. China (Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Gansu), Russia, northern Kazakhstan, southern Siberia (Alitai and Sajan Mts.), Mongolia to Dahuria, East-Europe.

Remarks. The wings of the female are narrower than those of the male ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1–15 ).

IZCAS

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

ZFMK

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Geometridae

Genus

Rhodostrophia

Loc

Rhodostrophia jacularia ( Hübner, 1813 )

Cui, Le, Xue, Dayong & Jiang, Nan 2019
2019
Loc

Rhodostrophia tyugui

Vasilenko 1998
1998
Loc

Eusarca jacularia var. minor Alhéraky, 1892

Alheraky 1892
1892
Loc

Rhodostrophia jacularia

: Meyrick 1892
1892
Loc

Geometra jacularia Hübner, 1813

Hubner 1813
1813