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Published: 2022-01-21

Notes on the genus Lethe Hübner, 1819 from Nujiang valley, Yunnan, China, with description of a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)

Institute of Eastern-Himalaya Biodiversity Research, Dali University, Dali 671003, Yunnan, China 2Collaborative Innovation Center for Biodiversity and Conservation in the Three Parallel Rivers Region of China, Dali, Yunnan 671003, China
Gong-shan Administration Bureau, Gao-li-gong Mountain National Nature Reserve, Nujiang, Yunnan 673500, P.R. China
Gong-shan Administration Bureau, Gao-li-gong Mountain National Nature Reserve, Nujiang, Yunnan 673500, P.R. China
Institute of Eastern-Himalaya Biodiversity Research, Dali University, Dali 671003, Yunnan, China 2Collaborative Innovation Center for Biodiversity and Conservation in the Three Parallel Rivers Region of China, Dali, Yunnan 671003, China. The Provincial Innovation Team of Biodiversity Conservation and Utility of the Three Parallel Rivers Region from Dali University, Dali, Yunnan, China
Chongqing Museum of Natural History, Beibei, Chongqing, 400700, China.
Lepidoptera Satyrini Lethina Mts. Gaoligong taxonomy male genitalia

Abstract

Some new information on the genus Lethe Hübner, 1819 from Nujiang (upper Salween) valley, western Yunnan is provided. Lethe laodamia Leech, 1891 is recorded from this area for the first time, which turned out to be a new subspecies and described herein, viz. L. laodamia murasameae S.-Y. Huang & Lang ssp. n. Little known Lethe liae Huang, 2002 is rediscovered, and its relationship with its allied taxa is discussed. Adults and male genitalia of the aforementioned and related taxa are illustrated.

 

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