Accepted name: Rethera komarovi Bremer & Grey, 1853
Taxonomic rank: Species
Reference: Didmanidze E. A., Petrov V. A. & Zolotuhin V. V., 2013. A List of Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) of Georgia and neighbouring countries with special attention to material from the Simon JANASHIA Museum of Georgia. Entomofauna, Zeitschrift für Entomologie, vol.34, pp. 269-304
Editor/Contact Person: Armen Seropian
Rethera komarovi is recorded at 4 localities:
Borjomi, (lat: 41.839246, lon: 43.390551, precision: >500m), Akhaltsikhe, (lat: 41.642128, lon: 42.992565, precision: >500m), Lagodekhi Reserve, (lat: 41.852641, lon: 46.288164, precision: >500m), Vashlovani national park, (lat: 41.184529, lon: 46.467266, precision: >500m),
The xerophylous species, in Georgia is found in dry canyons and on dry rocky slopes of mountains and foothills. Produces the only generation per year with moths flying from May to July accordingly the altitude. Caterpillars on Euphorbia.
Citation: Armen Seropian, 2018-08-27. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Rethera komarovi]. .Rethera komarovi. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 26 November 2020