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Pryeria sinica Moore, 1877

Имаго  Pryeria sinica


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Zygaenoidea family Zygaenidae subfamily Zygaeninae genus Pryeria → species Pryeria sinica

Species name(s)

Pryeria sinica Moore, 1877.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Имаго  Pryeria sinica

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Neopryeria jezoensis Matsumura, 1927 [105]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Regions of Russia: Primorye, Sakhalin. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Outside of Russia in China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan [105]. Irina Nikulina.

Larva food plants

  • Various EUONYMUS (euonymus): E. alatus (b. Winged), E.japonicus (b. Japan), E. fortunei (b. Fortune), E. siboldianus (b. Siebold), E. maximowicziana (b.Maksimovicha )
    and CELASTRUS (celastrus): Celastrus orbiculata, Celastrus punctatus [105]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Dolly 8-10 mm long, 4-4.5 mm wide, enclosed in a hard grayish-white hemispherical cocoon. [105]. Irina Nikulina.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Irina Nikulina, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Irina Nikulina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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26.01.2014 18:46, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

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