Chondrostega fasciana feisali (Wiltshire, 1941), Wiltshire, 1941

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 7-8

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Chondrostega fasciana feisali (Wiltshire, 1941)
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Chondrostega fasciana feisali (Wiltshire, 1941)  

Chondrostega aurivillii   f. feisali Wiltshire, 1941, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 42: 833. TL: [ Iraq] Mesopotamien. Holotype: male ( BMNH).

References: Wiltshire 1946: 29.

Distribution (Map 5): Iraq, northern Saudi Arabia (ssp. feisali Wilt.); Syria, Israel (ssp. fasciana Stgr   ).—In

Iran: Kermanshah and Khuzestan provinces.

MAP 5. Chondrostega fasciana feisali (Wiltshire, 1941)   .

Bionomics. The species is native to arid biotopes and is univoltine with flight period in October. Inhabits deserts and steppe of various types, except alluvial (mud) deserts, from 140 to 250 m. Females wingless. Caterpillars on various lower plants (‘low desert annuals’). Eggs hibernate.

Material Examined: paratypes, males, SW Iran, Hamidiya, near Ahwaz, Khuzistan, 14.X. 1938 ( BMNH); 17 males, SW Iran, W von Kasri Shirin, 4.X 1965, Kosrovi, 250 m, leg. E. & A. Vartian ( NHMW). ( HMIM): Khuzestan: Ahvaz, 140 m, 20.X. 1977, leg. Mortazaviha & Hashemi.

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