Hestina assimilis assimilis  (Linnaeus,1758)

Hestina assimilis assimilis ♂ Up. Hestina assimilis assimilis ♂ Un. Hestina assimilis assimilis ♀ Up. Hestina assimilis assimilis ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Papilio assimilis Linnaeus,1758
OD : Syst. Nat. (ed.10) 1:479.
TL : "Asia" [Canton, China].




Distribution : Vietnam, China, Korea.
assimilis map

Synonyms

Hestina mena Moore,1858 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3)1:48-49. TL. "N.India" (unknown).
Hestina nigrivena Leech,1890 : Entomologist 23:31-32. TL. Chang-Yang, China.
Parhestina mena subdecorata Fruhstorfer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:25. TL. "Patria ignota" (Sud-oder West-China, Nord Birma ?)


Records taken from Literature

[ VIETNAM ]
Hestina assimilis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : 103. (Tuyen Quang: Na Hang)
Diagora assimilis ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Hajang)
Hestina assimilis assimilis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 44. (N: Lao Cai ; Ha Giang ; Bac Can)


Specimens Examined

[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 1♂ 1♀.
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Notes
Literature

Linnaeus, C.,1758 :
Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis.
Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. (Edition 10). 1(Animalia):[iv]+824pp.

Moore, F.,1858 : Descriptions of three new species of Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3)1:48-49.

Leech, J.H.,1890 : New species of lepidoptera from China.
Entomologist 23:26-50.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1903 : Neue Nymphaliden aus Ostasien.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16(1):22-42.

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