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Lycaena aeolus aeolides (Churkin, 1999)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Thersamonolycaena aoelides Churkin, 1999: 125-129.
Type locality: Tadjikistan, Fanskie Mts., 15 km SW from Madovra v., Kulikalon Lake, 3200 m
Type: Holotype : Tadjikistan, Fanskie Mts., 15 km SW from Madovra v., Kulikalon Lake, 3200 m, 28.VII.1998, leg. Yu. Vasilchenko, in coll. Zoological Museum of the Moscow State University

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Habit:

: Tajikistan : Tajikistan : Tajikistan : Tajikistan
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: Tajikistan      
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Distribution:

The subspecies aeolides is known only from the type locality in the Fanskie mountains in Tajikistan. The vertical distribution reaches from about 3200 to 3600 m a.s.l. (Churkin 1999).

Biology:

The taxon inhabits stony slopes close to small rocks (Churkin 1999).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Churkin, S. V. 1999. A new species of Thersamonolycaena from Tadjikistan (Rhopalocera, Lycaenidae). Atalanta 29 (1/4): 125-129, colour plate IVb.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2014.07.17
Kurz Michael: 2016.08.04
Kurz Michael: 2017.02.22
Kurz Michael: 2017.02.27
not reviewed

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