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Parantica sita (Kollar, [1844])

Имаго  Parantica sita

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Danainae tribe Danaini subtribe Danaina genus Parantica → species Parantica sita

Species name(s)

Parantica sita (Kollar, [1844]) = Danais sita Kollar, [1844] = Caduga loochooana Moore, 1883 = Danaus sita = Parantica sita sita = Danais tytia Gray & Doubleday, 1846 = Chittira tira Fruhstorfer, 1899.

Chestnut Tiger

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:15109

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

#38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  Parantica sita

Detailed information with references

Distribution

  • Regions of Russia: Primorye, Sakhalin and South Kuril. [3]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Mid-August - the beginning of October Personal communication. Sergei Kotov.

Larva food plants

  • Plants of the family Asclepiaceae.
    Vincetoxicum acuminatum (Lastoven pointed); Metaplexis japonica (Japanese Metapleksis); Cynanchum caudatum (Lastoven tailed) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Parantica sita

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Sergei Kotov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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07.02.2014 14:42, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Flight time: No formalized data → August, September, October.

07.02.2014 14:36, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Indo-Malayan → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

07.04.2012 21:41, Vasiliy Feoktistov

DescriptionPapilio agestor

16.06.2009 14:57, Vasiliy Feoktistov

This poisonous monarch successfully mimics the shape and color ("Beytsovskaya" mimicry) is completely edible Asian sailboat Papilio agestor, Gray 1831.

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