A new species of chrysozephyrus associated with lithocarpus corneus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclini)

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Chrysozephyrus laoshanensis, sp. nov., is described and illustrated from Cenwanglaoshan in the Western part of Guangxi Province, China and Ha Giang Province of Vietnam. The new species is associated with Lithocarpus corneus, which has not previously been recognized as a hostplant for Theclini or any lepidopterous specialist feeder. The valva and brachia of the new species are distinct from all known members of Chrysozephyrus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-150
Number of pages8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 31



  • Cenwanglaoshan
  • China
  • Guangxi
  • Ha giang
  • Hairstreak
  • Theclinae
  • Vietnam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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