Malacosoma neustrium (Linnaeus, 1758), Linnaeus, 1758

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 18-19

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Malacosoma neustrium (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Malacosoma neustrium (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 , male from Golestan; Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 , male from Azerbaijan.

Phalaena neustria Linnaeus, 1758   , Syst. Nat. (Ed. 10) 1: 500. TL: not stated [Europa]. Types: males and females (LSL). References: Barou 1967: 54; Modarres Awal 1994 & 1997: 208.

Distribution (Map 13): northern Africa, Europa, Caucasus, Turkey, Siberia, Mongolia, far eastern Russia, Korea, China, Japan. - In Iran: East Azerbaijan, Ardebil, Guilan, Mazandara, Golestan, Khorasan, Tehran, Zanjan and Kordestan.

MAP 13. Malacosoma neustrium (Linnaeus, 1758)   .

Bionomics. The biology of this species in Iran is unknown. It occurs from sea level to 2400 m and is on the wings from late April to September. Modarres Awal (1994, 1997) lists hostplants as apple ( Malus   ), cherry ( Cerasus   ), plum, quince ( Cydonia oblonga   : Rosaceae   ), pearch, walnut, sloe tree ( Pronus spinosa   : Rosaceae   ), white-thorn, sorb, oak, beech ( Fagus orientalis   : Fagaceae   ), maple, alder ( Alnus   sp.: Betulaceae   ), elm, horn beam ( Carpinus betulus   : Betulaceae   ), birch, willow, barberry ( Berberis vulgaris   : Berberidaceae   ), poplar, wild pear ( Pyrus   sp.: Rosaceae   ).

Material Examined: 3 males, N. Iran, Masandaran, Schasavar env., 0 m zone, 28.V – 1.VI 1973, Ebert leg. ( SMK); 3 males, N. Iran, 55 ° 90 ’L, 37 ° 40 ’B, Gorgan-tal, 460 m, 50 km oestl. Mindudasht, 30.V 1971, leg. Vartian ( NHMW); 1 male, Persia sept., Elburs mts. c. s., Tacht i Suleiman, Sardab Tal (Hasankif), 10–1400 m, 7–10.VII 1937, leg. E. Pfeiffer & W.Forster (MWM); 2 males, NW Iran, Kaleibar, 1700 m, 6.VIII 1978, leg. W. Thomas (MWM); 1 male, Iran, Prov. Mazandaran, 8 km S of Neka, 200 m, 5.V 2000, leg. Szabo & Hentschei (MWM); 2 males, Iran, Prov. Mazandaran, Mt Sab, Azedsahr distr., 1000 m, 2.VI 1999, leg. K. Gasko (MWM); 4 males, Iran, Prov. Zangan, Zangan Distr., 1900 m, 6–7.VI 1999, leg. K. Gasko (MWM); 1 male, Iran, Prov. Kordestan, 6 km SE Saggez, 1620 m, 27.IV 2000, leg. Szabo & Hentschei (MWM). ( HMIM): East Azerbaijan: Gandomnan, Khoda-Afarin, Arasbaran Forests, 1280 m, 15.VII. 2005, leg. Zahiri R. & Khiaban N.; Ghale-e-Babak, Kaleybar, 1500 m, 5.VII. 1997, leg. Mofidi & Barari; Kaleybar, Vayeghan, 1440 m, 5.VIII. 1992, Parchami & Badii. Ardebil: Haji Amir Paeen, Gardaneh Heyran, 950 m, 19.VI. 2006, leg. Zahiri R. & Falsafi H. Guilan: Fandogh Poshteh, Astara, 726 m, 18.VI. 2001, leg. Ghayourfar R.; Damash, Amarlu (Jirandeh), 1750 m, 13–15.VI. 2006, leg. Zahiri R. & Falsafi H.; Eshkevar, Gilanchakan, Rudsar, 1820 m, 27.VI. 1997, leg. Barari & Mofidi. Mazandaran: Mazuchal, Hasan Kif, 1800 m, 2.VII. 2000, leg. Barari, Mofidi & Deuve; Kiasar, Sari, 1600 m, 23.VI. 2000, leg. Barari, Mofidi & Deuve; Schahsavar envir., 0 m, 28.V – 1.VI. 1973, leg. Ebert G.; Sari, 0 m, 28.IX. 1975, leg. Abai M.; Kordekhil, Sari, 45 m, 5.V. 2000, leg. Badii, Ebrahimi, Moghaddam & Mofidi; Sari Rd. Kiasar, Damghan, 1600 m, 22–23.VII. 2000, leg. Barari, Mofidi & Deuve. Golestan: Jameshuran, Ramian, 1250 m, 22.VI. 1995, leg. Mirzayans, Badii & Sarafrazi; Naharkhoran, 500 m, 5.VI. 1982, leg. Hashemi; Ramian N, Shahpasand, 420 m, leg. Hashemi; Dasht-e-Shad, Park-e-Melli Golestan, 1400 m, 9.VI. 2000, leg. Moghaddam, Mofidi, Ebrahimi & Badii; Mazarli, Park-e- Melli Golestan, 530 m, 19–20.VI. 1977, leg. Pazuki & Abai; Sangdeh, Cheshmeh Bula, 1650 m, 25.VI. 1998, leg. Mofidi M.; Cheshmeh Tuskai, Ramian, 1350 m, 25–27.VI. 2000, leg. Barari, Mofidi & Deuve; Tang-e- Gol, Park-e-Melli Golestan, 620–650 m, 7.V. 2000, leg. Moghaddam, Badii, Mofidi & Ebrahimi; Dasht-e- Shad, Park-e-Melli Golestan, 1400 m, 9.V. 2000, leg. Badii, Ebrahimi, Moghaddam & Mofidi; Ghushe Cheshmeh, P. M. Golestan, 1000 m, 29.VI. 2001, leg. Ebrahimi, Osten & Mofidi. Khorasan: Aladagh, Khosravieh, 1600 m, 16.VI. 1974, leg. Rajabi & Pazuki; Almeh, Park-e-Melli-Golestan, 1590–1600 m, 6.V. 1999, leg. Mofidi, Barari & Manzari. Tehran: Cheshmeh Kil Kola (Sharestanak), 2400 m, 20.VII. 1988, leg. Mirzayans & Badii.

SMK

Sarawak Museum

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra