Heliophorus smaragdinus  Yago & Monasryrskii,2002

Heliophorus smaragdinus ♂ Up. Heliophorus smaragdinus ♂ Un. Heliophorus smaragdinus ♂ Up. Heliophorus smaragdinus ♂ Un.
♂, Kon Tum, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, Kon Tum, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Heliophorus smaragdinus Yago & Monastyrskii,2002
OD : Tjidschr. Ent. 145:150-155, figs.1(HT,♂),2(HT,♂Un),
3(PT,♀),4(PT,♀Un),6-13(♂genitalia),14-16(♀genitalia).
TL : Ngoc Linh, Kon Tum, C.Vietnam. (NHML)
Distribution : C.Vietnam.
Heliophorus smaragdinus map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂ Ngoc Linh (1600-1700m alt.), Kon Tum, C.Vietnam. 1998.03.26 A.L.Monastyrskii leg. (NHML)
Paratypes ; 5♂ 1♀. all paratypes were taken in same locality as Holotype.
1♀ 1998.03.22 (NHML) ; 1♂ 1998.03.22 (BLKU) ; 1♂ 1998.03.25 (MNHN)
1♂ 1998.03.27 (in coll. Takanami) ; 2♂ 1998.03.28 (VMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ VIETNAM ]
Heliophorus smaragdinus ; Yago et al.,2005 : 366, 369, fig.9,♂,♀,♂Un. (Ngoc Linh)
Heliophorus smaragdinus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 55. (C: Kon Thum)


Specimens Examined

[ VIETNAM ]
Kon Thum : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is found at high elevations (alt.1700m).

Literature

Yago, M. & A.L.Monastyrskii,2002 : Comparative morphology and identification of the subgenus Kulua, with description of a new species from Vietnam (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Heliophorus).
Tijdschr. Ent. 145:145-171.

Yago, M., M.Wakabayashi, B.Tanaka. & A.L.Monastyrskii,2005 : Species biodiversity and life histories of the genus Heliophorus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Vietnam.
Report on Insect Inventory Project in Tropic Asia (TAIIV)(2005):365-370.

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