Lasiocampa herzi (Christoph, 1888), Christoph, 1888

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 30-31

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Lasiocampa herzi (Christoph, 1888)
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Lasiocampa herzi (Christoph, 1888)  

Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 .

Bombyx Herzi Christoph, 1888   , Horae Soc. Entomol. Ross. 22: 309. TL: Persia, Schahrud. Syntypes: at least male and female ( ZISP).

Bombyx Concolor Christoph, 1893   , syn. nov., D. Ent. Z. Iris 6: 88. TL: “Scharud” [sic], “Hyrcaniae”. Syntypes: males and female ( ZISP).

Distribution (Map 22): Iranian endemic, in Semnan, Esfahan, Kerman and Bushehr provinces.

Bionomics. This rare species is known from only a few specimens. The bionomics are poorly known, and

most fresh material was collected just recently. Supposedly, eggs hibernate. Caterpillars of Lasiocampa herzi  

were found by H. Christoph in May on Lycium barbatum   ( Solanaceae   ).

Material Examined: 1 male, Schachrud ( ZISP); 3 females, Schachrud, v. 87, leg. Herz ( ZISP); 1 male, 1

female, Schahrud, VIII 87, leg. Herz ( ZISP); 1 male, Iran, prov. Busher, S-Zagros, near Dalekhi, 400 m, 24–

25.X 2003, leg. P.Gyulai & A. Garai (MWM); 3 males, Iran, prov. Esfahan, 7 km NW of Natanz (to Kashan),

Kuh-e-Karkas, 1500 m, 18–19.X 2003, leg. P. Gyulai & A. Garai (MWM). ( HMIM): Bushehr: Kangan, 10

m, 25.XI. 1998, leg. Ghayourfar, Barari & Mofidi. Kerman: Kahnuj, Ab Barik, 500 m, 22.IV. 1994, leg.

Ebrahimi & Parchami; Mani, Pariz, 2200 m, 12.X. 1993, leg. Hashemi & Ebrahimi.

MAP 22. Lasiocampa herzi (Christoph, 1888)   .

ZISP

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra