Curetis tonkina  Evans,1954

Curetis tonkina ♂ Up. Curetis tonkina ♂ Un. Curetis tonkina ♂ Up. Curetis tonkina ♂ Un.
♂, 2006.03.24. Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, 2008.03.15. Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Curetis tonkina ♂ genitalia Curetis tonkina ♂ genitalia
♂ genitalia, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Curetis tonkina Evans,1954
OD : Entomologist 87:242.
TL : Muong Khuoung, Laokay, U.Tonkin. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : N.Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam.
Curetis tonkina map

Records taken from Literature

[ VIETNAM ]
Curetis tonkina ; Eliot,1990 : 224, 208, fig.6(♂,genitalia). (Tonkin)
Curetis tonkina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 48. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Houaphan : 2♂.
Xam Neua, 2006.03.24. 1♂ LC (K.Saito).
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Notes
New to Laos.
Evans,1954 considered female of this species to be white markings, but Eliot,1990 assumed it to be orange markings based on various circumstantial evidence. Further taxonomic study is needed.

Literature

Evans, W.H.,1954 : A Revision of the Genus Curetis. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Entomologist 87(9):190-194, (10):212-216, (11):241-247.

Eliot, J.N.,1990 : Notes on the Genus Curetis Hubner (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)
Tyo to Ga 41(4):201-225.

1999.05.24 - 2021.06.30.

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