Talicada nyseus metana  Riley & Godfrey,1921


ON : Talicada metana Riley & Godfrey,1921
OD : J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):181, pl.6, fig.4,♀.
TL : Prae [Phrae], N.Thailand. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Thailand (Phrae).


Type Material Information

Holotype ♀, Rh.127. 1918.Apr. Me Song forest, Prae, N.Siam. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Talicada metana ; Godfrey,1930 : 314. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Talicada nyseus metana ; Pinratana,1981 : 40, 162. not fig. ("Kanchanaburi" [loc.err.] / Phrae)
Talicada metana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 560, not fig. (Phrae)
"Talicada metana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 576, pl.261, fig.L99,♂([India]) [Talicada nyseus nyseus]"
Talicada metana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 184. (by literature)


Notes
The butterfly is very rare and has been known only holotype female from Phrae, N.Thailand. Lo et al.,2017 treated it as a subspecies of nyseus.

Literature

Riley, N.D. & E.J. Godfrey,1921 : Some Undescribed Rhopalocera from Siam.
J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam 4(3):167-190. 3 pls.

Lo, Y-F.P., F.Li & L.Ding.,2017 : Description of a new subspecies of Talicada nyseus (Guerin-Meneville,1843) from Hainan, China (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), with notes on the genus Talicada Moore,1881
Zootaxa 4269(4):586-592.

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