Lethe jalaurida (de Nicéville, 1881)

Das, Gaurab Nandi, Lang, Song-Yun, Singh, Navneet & Chandra, Kailash, 2020, Taxonomic notes on the jalaurida-subgroup of the genus Lethe (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae, Satyrinae), Zootaxa 4789 (1), pp. 281-290: 282

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scientific name

Lethe jalaurida (de Nicéville, 1881)
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2. Lethe jalaurida (de Nicéville, 1881)  

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Zophoessa jalaurida de Nicéville in Marshall & de Nicéville, 1881   . J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. 49: 245, type locality: Jalauri pass, N.W. Himalayas; Marshall & de Nicéville, 1882. Butt. India 1: 166, pl. X: 19♂; Moore, 1892. Lep. Ind. 1: 296, pl. 92: 2, 2a.

Lethe jalaurida: Doherty, 1886   . J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 55 (2): 117; Mackinnon & de Nicéville, 1897. J. Bomb. Nat. Hist. Soc. 11: 216; Bingham, 1905. Fauna Brit. Ind., Butt. 1: 98; Hannyngton, 1910. J. Bomb. Nat. Hist. Soc. 20: 135; D’Abrera, 1985. Butt. Orient. 2: 416.

Lethe jalaurida jalaurida: Fruhstorfer in Seitz, 1911   . Macrolepid. World 9: 313; Evans, 1932. Iden. Ind. Butt. ed. 2: 103; Wynter-Blyth, 1940. J. Bomb. Nat. Hist. Soc. 41: 723; Talbot, [1949]. Fauna Brit. India, Butt. 2: 182.

Materials examined. INDIA: 1 ♂, Simla, 9000’, No 785/ Ind Mus. Lang Colln/ 4745—H9 ( ZSI)   .

Diagnosis. 1) On both sides pale markings and stripes are whitish; 2) male brand is absent; 3) uncus is heavily bent downwards near the apex; 4) valva apex is evenly serrated; 5) aedeagus is without a dorsal ridge.

Distribution. NW India, W Nepal.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Lethe