Tuesday, 2 August 2016

192. Thoressa monastyrskyi monastyrskyi (The Monastyrsky's Ace)

Number: 192
Family: Hesperiidae
Sub-Family : Hesperiinae
Species: Thoressa monastyrskyi monastyrskyi Devyatkin, 1996
Common name(s): The Monastyrsky's Ace
Photography location: Tam Dao N.P. (Vinh phuc Prov.)

Thoressa monastyrskyi monastyrskyi is known, at least, from southern China and northern Vietnam. It is replaced further south by T. monastyrskyi annamita Devyatkin & Monastyrskyii, 1999.
All the photos below are from the type locality - Tam Dao (June 2016, alt. 900m asl).

This Thoressa monastyrskyi was feeding on some Bidens flowers along the "Water tank trail".

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