Tuesday, 2 August 2016

191. Seseria sambara indosinica (The Indochinese White Flat)

Number: 191
Family: Hesperiidae
Sub-Family : Pyrgiinae
Species: Seseria sambara indosinica (Fruhstorfer,1909)
Common name(s): The Indochinese White Flat
Photography location: Xuan Son N.P. (Phu Tho Prov.)

Strictly restricted to undisturbed forests where it can be seen puddling on moist sunny spots.
Type locality: "Chiem-Hoa", central Tonkin.

Monastyrskii & Devyatkin (2016) listed 2 Seseria species in Vietnam viz. sambara & dohertyi - the former widespread (N., C.), the latter only recorded from C. (to Lam Dong Prov.).

Seseria sambara indosinica puddling on a damp stream bed

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