Horaga albimacula viola  Moore,1882


ON : Horaga viola Moore,1882
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1882(1):248.
TL : Dharmsala (Kangra, N.India). (NHML)
Distribution : Sri Lanka, S.India, N.India, Sikkim,
Assam, Myanmar, Laos.


Type Material Information

Lectotype ♀, Kangra. det. by Cowan. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
[ Horaga albimacula ssp.? ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Phangan) ]

[ LAOS ]
Horaga albimacula viola ; Nakamura et al.,2009 : 24, figs.4,♂,♂(Un). (Vientiane)
Horaga albimacula viola ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55, pl.21, figs.Ly-215,♂,♂(Un). (Vientiane)


Notes
The species is distinguishable from Horaga chalcedonyx by only examination of the male genitalia. Therefore, the recording from Thailand is pending until I have a reliable record of genital examination is obtained.

Literature

Moore, F.,1882 : List of the Lepidoptera coleected by the Rev.J.H.Hocking chiefly in the Kangra District., N.W.Himalaya;
with Descriptions of new Genera and Species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1882(1):234-263, pls.11,12.

Eliot, J.N.,1986 : The Horaga albimacula Complex (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)
Tyo to Ga 36(3):107-111.

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