Graphium (Pazala) mandarinus mandarinus ( Oberthür, 1879 )

Hu, Shao-Ji, Cotton, Adam M., Condamine, Fabien L., Duan, Kuang, Wang, Rong-Jiang, Hsu, Yu-Feng, Zhang, Xin & Cao, Jun, 2018, Revision of Pazala Moore, 1888: The Graphium (Pazala) mandarinus (Oberthür, 1879) Group, with Treatments of Known Taxa and Descriptions of New Species and New Subspecies (Lepidoptera: Papilion, Zootaxa 4441 (3), pp. 401-446: 437

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:16AB230A-AFCD-484B-ABAD-7CEEDD1532B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/290C2D1A-FFDB-6D76-0D95-FA62F76548A8

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scientific name

Graphium (Pazala) mandarinus mandarinus ( Oberthür, 1879 )
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Graphium (Pazala) mandarinus mandarinus ( Oberthür, 1879) 

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[ Papilio  ] Glycerion variété géographique Mandarinus Oberthür, 1879  , Étud. d’Ent., 4: 115; TL: “Moupin” [= Baoxing, W. Sichuan, China].

Pazala mandarina  ; Chou, 1994; Monographia Rhopalocerorum Sinensium: 55, 176 (unjustified emendation).

Diagnostic characters: The largest subspecies of mandarinus  , forewing length: male 31.0–39.0 mm (mean = 36.4 ± 1.5 mm, n = 48), female 39.5 mm (only one female examined). Forewing, apex blunt, not produced, termen straight or slightly concave in the middle; veins M1 to Cu2 usually tinged with black scales, especially near the base. Hindwing, black discal band on the upperside well developed in male but often reduced in female, submarginal black short lines well developed on the upperside in both sexes, reaching costa or at least space sc+r1.

Distribution: Sichuan and W. Hubei, China.

Phenology: Probably bivoltine like the preceding subspecies; further surveys are required in future.

Host plant: This subspecies feeds on Litsea populifolia  ( Lauraceae  ) in W. Sichuan, China (Zhi-Bing Chen, pers. comm.).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Papilionidae

Genus

Graphium

Loc

Graphium (Pazala) mandarinus mandarinus ( Oberthür, 1879 )

Hu, Shao-Ji, Cotton, Adam M., Condamine, Fabien L., Duan, Kuang, Wang, Rong-Jiang, Hsu, Yu-Feng, Zhang, Xin & Cao, Jun 2018

2018
Loc

Mandarinus Oberthür, 1879

Oberthur 1879

1879
Loc

Papilio

Glycerion Borkhausen 1788

1788