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Lycaena pavana (Kollar, 1848)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Polyommatus pavana Kollar, 1848: 416.
Type locality: Western Himalayas
Type: in coll. NHMW, Vienna ?

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
panava Westwood, 1852: 487. Misspelling.

Habit:

     
     
Picture from: Seitz 1908
Detailed view
     

Distribution:

The species is distributed in the western Himalayas from Kashmir to Nepal (Bozano & Weidenhoffer 2001).

Diagnosis:

On the hindwing upperside, the orange submarginal band is broad and consists of confluent lunules. On the hindwing underside, the postdiscal white band is broad (Bozano & Weidenhoffer 2001).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Bozano, G. C. & Z. Weidenhoffer 2001. Guide to the Butterflies of the Palaearctic Region. Lycaenidae I, Subfamily Lycaeninae. Omnesa Artes, Milano, 62 pp.
Kollar, V. & R. Redtenbacher 1848. Aufzählung und Beschreibung der von Freiherr Karl v. Hügel auf seiner Reise durch Kaschmir und das Himaleyagebirge gesammelten Insekten - in: Hügel, C.: Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, Bd. 4. Hallerberger´sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart: 393-564.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2016.10.19
not reviewed

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