On systematic status of Spindasis syama Horsfield, [1829] in Taiwan and the Philippines (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Aphnaeini)

Yu Feng Hsu, Jia Yuan Liang

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Abstract

Based upon both morphological and gene barcode evidence, the population of Spindasis syama in Taiwan is described as Spindasis syama lamuae, ssp. nov., and the taxon negrita Felder, 1862 is revised as a species endemic to the Philippines (stat. rev.).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-500
Number of pages16
JournalZootaxa
Volume4763
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Apr 15

Keywords

  • Cigaritis
  • Crematogester
  • Myrmecophily
  • New status
  • New subspecies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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