Ussuriana michaelis kham  Nakamura & Wakahara, 2011

Ussuriana michaelis kham ♀ Up. Ussuriana michaelis kham ♀ Un.
♀, 1987.04.08. Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Ussuriana michaelis kham Nakamura & Wakahara, 2011
OD : Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 57:24-25, figs.1a(HT,♂),1b(HT,♂Un)
,1c(HT,♂Un),1c(PT,♀),1d(PT,♀Un).
TL : Xieng Khouang, Laos. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos.

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Ussuriana michaelis kham map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 4.Apr.2010. Muang Kham, Xieng Khouang, Laos. H.Wakahara leg. (RIEB)
Paratype : 1♀, 3.May.2007. Muang Kham, Xieng Khouang, Laos. H.Wakahara leg. (RIEB)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ussuriana michaelis ssp. ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 594, pl.268, fig.L169,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Ussuriana michaelis ssp. ; Koiwaya,2007 : 58, pl.9, fig.9-27a♀, pl.10, fig.9-27b♀(Un). ("N.Vietnam" [N.Thailand]). ("NE.Thailand" [N.Thailand])
Ussuriana michaelis kham ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 50, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep)

[ LAOS ]
Ussuriana michaelis ssp. ; Koiwaya,2007 : 58. (N.Laos)
Ussuriana michaelis ssp. ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2008b : 51, fig.5♀,♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang)
Ussuriana michaelis kham ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53, pl.16, fig.Ly-116,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang: near Muang Kham)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : Chiang Mai dist., 1♀, 1987.04.08. Y.Inayoshi (RIEB)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1200m - 1300m). Hitherto in Thailand, it has been known only one female shown above.


Literature

Nakamura, N. & Wakahara, H.,2011 : Notes on the butterflies of Laos (VII):
Description of a new subspecies of Ussuriana michaelis (Oberthür,1880) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae, Lycaeninae) from central Laos.
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 57:22-27.


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