Satyrium yangi  (Riley, 1939)

Satyrium yangi ♂ Up. Satyrium yangi ♂ Un.
♂, 2010.04.--. Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Thecla yangi Riley, 1939
OD : Novit. zool. 41(4):358-359.
TL : Foochow, China. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Fuzhou,
Zhejiang, Guangdong.
Satyrium yangi map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1937-38. Foochow, China. M.S.Yang. (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, 15.Apr.1918. Lung tao shan, Kwantung, China. R.Mell. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Satyrium yangi ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 36, figs.85,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Fixsenia yangi ; Masui & Uehara,2001 : 8-9, figs.5,♂,♂(Un),6,♀,♀(Un). (Xam Neua)
Fixsenia yangi ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54, pl.20, figs.Ly-195,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phou Pan)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : Doi Pha Hom Pok, 2010.04.--. 1♂ LC (KS).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The specimen showing above is the first and only known record from Thailand. The butterfly is rare in montane forest at high elevations.


Literature

Riley, N.D.,1939 : Notes on oriental Theclinae (Lepidopera, Lycaenidae) with description of new species
Novit. zool. 41(4):355-361.


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