Graphium leechi  (Rothschild, 1895)

Graphium leechi ♂ Up. Graphium leechi ♂ Un. Graphium leechi ♀ Up. Graphium leechi ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by A.M.Cotton)
Graphium leechi ♂ Up. Graphium leechi ♂ Un.
♂, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by A.M.Cotton)

ON : Papilio leechi Rothschild,1895
OD : Novit. zool. 2(3):437.
TL : Chang-yang, China. (BMMH)
Distribution : N.Vietnam, China.
Graphium leechi Map

Synonyms

Papilio leechi aprilis O.Bang-Haas, 1934 : Ent. Zeit. Frunkfurt-M. 47(21):178-179. TL. 'Szetschwan mer. occ., Bango'
Graphium leechi yunnana Lee, 1985 : Entomotaxonomia 7(3):191-192, 195. figs.1-2,♂. TL. Yanjin, Yunnan.


Type Materials Information

leechi : ♂, Type (red), Rh.11115, #149399. Chang-Yang, 6000ft. Native collector.1889. (NHML, examined)
aprilis : ♂, Paratype (yellow)/ Co-type, #149398. Ginfu Shan, Szischwan or Tachungking, 1932.04.22. (NHML, examined) ;
  ♂, Co-type, Ginfu Shan, Szischwan or Tachungking, 1932.05.15. (MNHN) ;
  ♂, Type, Ginfu Shan, Szischwan or Tachungking, 1932.04.30. (MNHN)
yunnana : Holotype ♂, Yanjin. 1980.06.11 ; Paratypes : 2♂, Yanjin. 1980.06.11 ; 1♂, Suijiang. 1980.08.31.


Records taken from Literature

[ VIETNAM ]
Graphium leechi ; Monastyrskii,2007 : 84, pl.26, fig.3,♂. (N: Hoang Lien)
Graphium leechi ; Racheli & Cotton,2009 : 40, figs.♀,♀(Un). (N: Chapa)
Graphium leechi ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 14. (N: Lao Cai)


Specimens Examined

[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lao Cai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Rothschild, L.W.,1895 : A revision of the Papilios of the Eastern Hemisphere, exclusive of Africa.
Novit. zool. 2(3):167-463, pl.4.

Bang-Haas, O.,1934 : Neubeschreibungen und Berichtigungen der palaearktischen Macrolepidopterenfauna VII.
Ent. Zeit. Frankfurt-M. 47(21):178-179.

Lee, C.,1985 : Some New Species of Rhopalocera from China 6.
Entomotaxonomia 7(3):191-197.


2007.01.31 - 2022.07.31.

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