Dodona katerina  Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000

Dodona katerina ♂ Up. Dodona katerina ♂ Un. Dodona katerina ♀ Up. Dodona katerina ♀ Un.
♂, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam. ♀, Dak Lak, Vietnam.
Dodona katerina ♂ Up. Dodona katerina ♂ Un. Dodona katerina ♀ Up. Dodona katerina ♀ Un.
♂, Dak Lak, Vietnam. ♀, Dak Lak, Vietnam.
Dodona katerina ♂ Up. Dodona katerina ♂ Un. Dodona katerina ♂ Up. Dodona katerina ♂ Un.
♂, Houaphan, Laos. ♂, Houaphan, Laos.

ON : Dodona katerina Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000
OD : Atalanta 31(3/4): 486-488, pl.21a, figs.1(HT,♂),2(HT,♂Un).
TL : Kon Ka Kinh, C.Vietnam. (MSU)
Distribution : Laos, Vietnam.
Dodona katerina map

Synonym

Dodona katerina sombra Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : Atalanta 34(1/2):103-104, pl.9, figs.5(HT,♂),6(HT,♂Un). TL.Vu Quang, C.Vietnam.


Type Materials Information

katerina ;
Holotype ♂, C.Vietnam, Gia Lai Prov., Kon Ka Kinh Nature Reserve, 1500m, 3.IV.1999. A.L.Monastyrskii (MSU)
Paratypes : same locality as the Holotype. (NHML & MSU)
1♂, 1999.03.25, 1700m, A.L.Monastyrskii ; 1♀, 1999.04.20, 1600m, A.L.Monastyrskii ; 1♀, 1999.04.03, 1500m, A.L.Monastyrskii

sobrina ; Holotype ♂, Central Vietnam, Ha Tinh Prov., Vu Quang Nature Reserve, 1500m, 5.IV.2000. A.L.Monastyrskii


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Dodona dipoea ssp. ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 213, pl.103, fig.♀(Un). (Xam Neua)
Dodona katerina katerina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 50, pl.11, figs.Ri-9,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phou Pan)
Dodona katerina ; Nakamura,2019 : 38, figs.6A♂,6B♂(Un),6C♀,6D♀(Un). (Houa Phan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Dodona katerina ; Callaghan,2009 : 65-67, figs.4,♂,♂(Un),5,♀,♀(Un). (N: Huang Lien So; Nha Trang / C: Vu Quang; Kon Ka Kinh)
Dodona katerina katerina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 45. (N: Gia Lai)
Dodona katerina sombra ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 45. (C: Ha Tinh)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Houaphan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Dak Lak : 1♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Thua Thien Hue : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This species is highly individual variable, and taxon sombre is considered to be included in the variation of nominotypical subspecies.

Literature

Monastyrskii, A.L. & Devyatkin, A.L.,2000 : New taxa and new records of butterflies from Vietnam (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera).
Atalanta 31(3/4):471-492, col.pls.18-21a.

Monastyrskii, A.L. & Devyatkin, A.L.,2003 : New taxa and new records of butterflies from Vietnam, 2 (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera).
Atalanta 34(1/2):75-109, col.pls.5-9.

Callaghan, C. J.,2009 : The Riodinid Butteflies of Vietnam (Lepidoptera).
J. Lep. Soc. 63(2):61-82. 64 figs.

Nakamura, N.,2019 : Notes on several species of genus Dodona Hewitson,1861 occurring in Indochina (Lycaenidae, Lepidoptera), including the description of a new subspecies of D.phuongi Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 stat.n.
Butterflies 81:22-47.

Y.Inayoshi & K.Saito, 2009.07.31 - 2021.08.31.

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