A new species of Potanthus from montane forests in Taiwan providing additional evidence of biotic relationship between the Philippines and the Asian continent (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae; Hesperiinae)

Yu-Feng Hsu, Hiroshi Tsukiyama, Hideyuki Chiba

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摘要

A previously undescribed, montane forest-dwelling Potanthus is reported as a species endemic to Taiwan. Its closest relatives are suggested to be P. flavus, distributed from the continental Asia to Japan, and P. niobe from the Philippines, based upon two synapomorphies in the genital structures of both sexes. This new species inhabits altitudes higher than all the congeneric members previously known from Taiwan. Its presence fills the gap in the P. flavus + P. niobe distribution between the Philippines and the Asian continent, demonstrating a biotic connection between these regions.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)173-182
頁數10
期刊Insect Systematics and Evolution
36
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2005 一月 1

指紋

Hesperiidae
montane forest
montane forests
endemic species
Philippines
Taiwan
Lepidoptera
new species
genitalia
indigenous species
Japan
gender
continent
dwelling
Asia
distribution
synapomorphy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Insect Science

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