Langia zenzeroides

Zhao Li2015

Insect Museum of West China

Insect Museum of West China
Chengdu, China

The record of the largest wingspan of this species in the past was 15.6cm. However, most individuals collected in Qingcheng Mountain have a wingspan of more than 16cm, and the largest wingspan ranges up to 17.5cm. Its body and wings are blue-gray, chest and back are yellowish-brown, and the abdomen is gray. The front wing has oblique white bands from the base to the apex with purple-black fine spots scattering on it. There are three continuous purple-black twills from the apex to the center of the rear edge, and the outer edge is serrated. The hind wing is brown-gray, with white and purple-black stripes near the back corner. From the ventral side, its front and rear wings are orange-grey with purple spots. Found in the mountainous areas of western Sichuan, China.


  • Title: Langia zenzeroides
  • Creator: Zhao Li
  • Date Created: 2015
  • Type: specimen
  • Location: Qingcheng Mountain, Sichuan, China

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