Chondrostega darius Wiltshire, 1952, Wiltshire, 1952

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 5

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Chondrostega darius Wiltshire, 1952


Chondrostega darius Wiltshire, 1952  

Chondrostega darius Wiltshire, 1952   , Bull. Soc. Fouad Ent. Cairo 36: 188. TL: Persia [ Iran, Fars, Shiraz]. Holotype: male ( BMNH).

References: Wiltshire 1952: 188.

Distribution (Map 1): In Iran: Fars province.

MAP 1. Chondrostega darius Wiltshire, 1952   .

Bionomics. The species is native to arid biotopes and is univoltine with flight period from late September to mid October. Inhabits hilly steppes from 1500–1800 m. Females wingless. Larvae on “low herbs.” Material Examined: male holotype, Persia [ Iran, Fars, Shiraz] ( BMNH); ( HMIM): Fars: Bamu, Shiraz, 1700 m, 25.IX. 1996, leg. Barari, Parchami & Moghaddam; Dasht-e-Arjan, Kazerun, 1900–1950 m, 14.IX. 1974, leg. Abai M.; Kazerun, 900–970 m, 10.X. 1994, leg. Abai M.


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