Faunis centrala  Monastyrskii, 2004

Faunis centrala ♂ Up. Faunis centrala ♂ Un.
♂, Kon Tum, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Faunis aerope centrala Monastyrskii, 2004
OD : Atalanta 35(1/2):41-42, col.pl.1, figs.5(HT,♂),
6,(HT,♂Un), 7(PT,♀), 8(PT,♀Un).
TL : Ngoc Linh, Kon Tum, C.Vietnam.
Distribution : C.Vietnam (Kon Thum).
Faunis centrala map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 6.May.1998. Ngoc Linh, Kon Tum, C.Vietnam. H.V.Hoach.
Paratype : 1♀, 8.May.1998. Ngoc Linh, Kon Tum, C.Vietnam. H.V.Hoach.

Records taken from Literature

Faunis aerope centrala ; Nakamura et al.,2010 : 279, figs.4a♂,av♂(Un),b♀,bv♀(Un). (C: Kon Tum)
Faunis centrala ; Monastyrskii,2011 : 81-82, pl.16, figs.2a(HT,♂),2b(HT,♂Un),2c(PT,♀). (C: Ngok Linh)
Faunis centrala ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 28, pl.5, figs.19a(HT,♂),19b(PT,♀). (C: Kon Tum)

Specimens Examined

Kon Tum : 1♂.
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One of the main characteristics of this species is the subbasal fascia on the UnF touches the discal cell markings.
Faunis centrala ♂ Un.
discal cell on the UnF of centrala


Monastyrskii, A.L.,2004 : Infraspecific variation in Faunis aerope (Leech, 1890) and the description of a new subspecies from Central Vietnam
Atalanta 35(1/2):37-44, 1 col.pl.

Nakamura, N., Wakahara, H. & Miyamoto, T.,2010 : Notes on the butterflies of Laos (V):
description of a new subspecies of Faunis aerope (Leech, 1890) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Morphinae) from a montane area of Central Laos
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 60(4):277-284.

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