Helleia tseng sonephetae  Wakahara, Miyamoto & Nakamura,2008

Helleia tseng sonephetae ♂ Up. Helleia tseng sonephetae ♂ Un. Helleia tseng sonephetae ♀ Up. Helleia tseng sonephetae ♀ Un.
♂, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Helleia tseng sonephetae  Wakahara, Miyamoto & Nakamura,2008
OD : Butterflies 50:42-49, fig.2a(HT,♂), b(PT,♂), c-d(PT,♀),
e-g(♂,genitalia).
TL : Xieng Khouang, Laos.
Distribution : Laos (Xieng Khouang).
Helleia tseng sonephetae map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Muang Suy (alt. 1,100m), 32km west of Phonsavan, Xieng Khouang, Laos. 2008.07.07. H.Wakahara leg. (RIEB)
Paratypes ; Same locality as holotype.
2008.06.26. 3♂ 3♀ ; 4♂, T.Miyamoto leg ; 1♂, J.Yamasako leg.
2008.07.03. 1♂ 3♀, N.Nakamura leg ; 1♂ 3♀, H.Nakamura leg ; 1♂, K.Phonsavanh leg.


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Helleia tseng sonephetae ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52, pl.15, figs.Ly-97,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Suy)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♂ 1♀.
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Notes
Literature

Wakahara, H., Miyamoto, T. & Nakamura, N., 2008 : Notes on the butterflies of Laos (III):
Discovery and description of a new subspecies of Helleia tseng (Oberthür,1886) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from central Laos.
Butterflies 50:42-49.

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