Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827), Lefebvre, 1827

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 44-45

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Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)
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Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)  

Fig. 17 View FIGURE 17 , female.

Bombyx siva Lefèbvre, 1827   , Zool. Journ. 3: 210. TL: India. Holotype: male (probably lost).

References: Mirzayans and Kalali 1970: 19; Rajabi 1986: 169; Modarres Awal 1994 & 1997: 209. Distribution (Map 34): deserts and oases of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Bahrain, Oman, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. - In Iran: Qazvin, Esfehan, Fars, Khuzestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan, Kerman, Sistan va Baluchestan provinces.

Bionomics. This species is known from lowland areas to 800 m and is on the wing from April to October. Two or occasionally three generations per year. Caterpillars from different localities recorded on Acacia   spp   . ( Fabaceae   = Leguminosae), Terminalia   sp. (Comberitaceae), Casuarina   sp. ( Casuarinaceae   ), Zizyphus spinachristi   ( Rhamnaceae   ), Populus euphratica   and Salix   spp   . ( Salicaceae   ), Tamarix   ( Tamaricaceae   ), Punica   ( Punicaceae   ), Malus   and other fruit trees ( Rosaceae   ), Avicennia   (Avicennaceae) and Prosopis stephaniana   (Leguminosae= Fabaceae   ) (Wiltshire 1990: 106). In Bahrain (Wiltshire 1964), the species has been recorded from Casuarina   ( Casuarinaceae   ), Zizyphus spina-christi   ( Rhamnaceae   ), Prunus armeniacus   , Prosopis stephansiana   (Leguminosae= Fabaceae   ); in deserts larvae can be found often on the branches of Acacia   and one caterpillar was also found on Nerium oleander   . In Iran the following host plants are recorded: Egyptian acacia ( Albizzia lebbeck   : Mimosaceae   ), mudar ( Calotropis procera   : Asclepiadaceae   ), eucalyptus, screw bean ( Prosopis   sp.: Papilionaceae   ), pomegranate ( Punica granatum   : Punicaceae   ), willow, Christ’s thorn ( Paliurus spina-christi   ( Rhamnaceae   ), Tamarix   , Amygdalus spatiodes   , Malus   sp. Pupa hibernates in a silky cocoon between leaves or on bank.

MAP 34. Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)   .

Material Examined: male, Mesopotamia, Amara, 27.IX. 1916, R.Brewitt-Taylor ( BMNH); male, South Persia near Ahwaz, X. 1932, Dr. S.W.Pill ( BMNH); 7 males, Iran, Belutschistan, Iranshar, 800m, 11–21.V. 1954, Richter & Schäuffele ( ZSSM); male, SO Iran (Djiroft), Anbar-Abad, 1–18.V. 1956, W.Richter leg. ( ZSSM); male, Amara, Mesopotamien, 28.IV. 1918, P.A.Buxton ( BMNH); female, Amara, Tigris R., 7.IV. 1918 ( BMNH); male, Allachabad ( BMNH); male, Persia meridionalis, Bushir-Siahmakan Elil, 18.IV. 1977, leg Sojak ( ZSSM); 2 males, female, Persia septentrionalis, Elburs-Ziaran, 11.VII. 1977, lg.Sojak (MW); male, Iran, Khuzistan, Ahwtaz, 19.V. 1938, E.P.Wiltshire ( BMNH); male, SW Iran, Bushire, 2.VI. 1950, E.P.Wiltshire ( BMNH); female, SW Iran, Bushire, e.p. 26.III. 1950, E.P.Wiltshire ( BMNH); male, Ahwaz, 19.IV. 1938 ( BMNH); male, SW Iran, Bushire, e.p., 6.IV. 1950, E.P.Wiltshire ( BMNH); 1 male, S. Iran, 75 km NO Bandar- Abbas, 3.IV 1974, leg. Vartian ( NHMW); 1 male, Iran, Belutschistan, Jranshar (?Iranshar), 11–21.IV 1954, leg. Richter u. Schäuffele ( SMK); 1 male, Kazvin, 77 [Qazvin]; 18 males, 1 female, Iran, Belutschistan, Iranshar, 800 m, 1954, leg. Richter & Schaeuffele (SMNStuttgart); 1 male, Iran, Khuzistan, Schadegan, 18.III 1956, leg. Richter & Schaeuffele (SMNStuttgart); 4 males, 2 females, SO Iran, [Djiroft], Anbar Abad, 21– 30.IV 1956, leg. W. Richter (SMNStuttgart); 2 males, 1 female, Persis septentrionalis, Elburz-Ziaran, 11.VII 1977, leg. Sojak MWM). ( HMIM): Fars: Sarmaschad, Farashband, 1780 m, 9.IV. 1975, leg. Borumand H.; Gavkoshak, Kazerun, 26.XI. 1975, leg. Abai M. Khuzestan: Ahvaz, 140 m, 11.IX. 1967,.; Ahvaz, 140 m, IX. 1961; Haft Tappeh, Dezful, 70 m, 17.XII. 1973, leg. Danyali; Dezful, 29.X. 1948, leg. Serkissian. Bushehr: Shirino, 25 km S Taheri, 20 m, 22.IV. 1977, leg. Pazuki & Hashemi; Khormoj, 170 m, 5.XII. 1996, leg. Ebrahimi, Parchami & Badii; Jazire-e-Khark, 100 m, 1–2.III. 2001, leg. Ghayourfar R. Hormozgan: Dargahan, Jazire-e-Gheshm ( Qeshm), 27–28.II. 1999, leg. Ghayourfar & Manzari; Kuh-e-Geno, Bagh Tang, 410 m, 8.V. 1977, leg. Pazuki A.; Jazire-e-Lavan, 10 m, 16–18.II. 1999, leg. Mofidi & Barari; Jazire-e-Lavan, 10 m, 6.V. 2002, leg. Mofidi, Gilasian & Ebrahimi; Sirik, 70 m, 18–19.IV. 1992, leg. Mirzayans & Badii; Chah Kuh, Bandar-e-Lengeh, 25.IV. 1977, leg. Pazuki & Hashemi; Jazireh-e-Kish, 27 m, 23–25.XI. 1976, leg. Abai M.; Issin, 130–150 m, 1–6.V. 1977, leg. Pazuki A.; Gurband, Minab, 70 m, 18.V. 1973, leg. Hashemi & Borumand; Bashagerd, Senderk, 220 m, 12.V. 1977, leg. Safavi & Pazuki; Konardan, 36 km E Gawbandi, 210 m, 23.IV. 1977, leg. Pazuki & Hashemi. Kerman: Jiroft, 26.X. 1950, leg. Salav.; Jiroft, 4.IX. 1967,. Sistan va Balouchestan: Iranshahr Lab., 1993, leg. Omara; Rig Kaboud, 18 km W Iranshahr, 500 m, 15.V. 1972, leg. Abai & Ebert; Sulden, Pishin, 190 m, 14.XI. 1996, Parchami, Sarafrazi & Barari; Taftan, 2.V. 1969, leg. Pazuki & Hashemi.

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

SMK

Sarawak Museum

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra