Wednesday, 29 June 2016

180. Mycalesis deficiens

Number: 180
Family: Nymphaliidae
Sub-Family: Satyriinae
Species: Mycalesis deficiens Fruhstorfer, 1906
Common name(s): ?
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

Endemic of Laos, Vietnam (N. & C.) and N. Thailand. Type locality is "Chiem Hoa", Tonkin. 
This is apparently the very first image of this species in the wild posted to the internet.

ID credit: Alexander Monastyrskii

Voucher specimen from Tam Dao, upperside

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