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zhong guo die lei xin zhong xiao zhi
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Pages: 35-38+100
Year: Issue:  1
Journal: Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica

Keyword:  新种翅室中国科学院雄性外生殖器青藏高原动物研究所藏东南地区带状纹翅面弄蝶;
Abstract: In the present paper, 4 new species of Chinese butterflies belonging to 3 familiesand 4 genera are described. The butterflies here dealt with were collected by the Scientific Survey from theChayu and Medo Districts of S.-E. Tibet of China, in year of 1973 and 1974. The type specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica. The diagnostic characters of new species are given as follows: 1. Dophla pulchella, sp.nov. (Pl. Ⅰ, figs. 1-2) This species is allied to D. malapama Shirozu Chung from Taiwan province,China, but is different from the latter in having the upperside of both wings verydark sap-green, the post-discal band of both wings are pale yellow above and greyish-white below. Upperside: Forewing with the spot in space 3 moved inward greatly,the spots on spaces 2-6 in a straight line, with a very large more or less quadrilateralspot in space/b, and an additional very small elongate spot in space 1 a. Hindwingwith the post-discal band well developed, narrowed towards the tornal area and withthe center of the spots traceable in line from space/b to space 6, the inner edges ofthe spots in 4, 5 and 6 concave. Length: ? F 42 mm. Holotype: 1 ?, Chayu (S.-E. Tibet), 2,070 m, 26. Ⅶ. 1973. 2. Rapala bomiensis, sp. nov. (Pl. Ⅰ. figs. 3-4) Differs from any other known species of genus Rapala Moore in having a prominentdeep orange-red broad post-discal band and a more or less narrow cell-end bar onboth wings below. Underside: Both wings dark brown and thickly covered with paleorange scales, with somewhat metallic shining. Hindwing shading to a broad paleorange-red submarginal fascia prominently. Upperside: Both wings shining brightblue: Forewing with a diffused orange discal patch in ?, and hindwing with a rowof bright orange submarginal small patches, which broadening towards the anal angle. Length: ? F 19 mm. Holotype: 1?, Pome (S.-E. Tibet), 2,750 m, 26. Ⅵ. 1974. 3. Caterocephalus chayuensis, sp. nov. (Pl. Ⅰ, figs. 5-6; 9-10) The markings on the forewing above is more or less related to C. christophi Gr.-Grsh. from Sini Mts., but is different from the latter in having the spot in space 8extremely small and with the basel costal spot strongly reduced. The markings on both surfaces of the hindwing are closely allied to C. niveoma-culatus Oberthur from Ta-Tsien-Lou, but is quite separable from the latter in havingthe silvery spots in spaces 7 and 8 of the undersurface quadrilaterally conjoined. Inmale genitalia, the contour of the uncus and valva (see figs. 9-10) are distinctly dif-ferent from those of any other known species of the genus Carterocephalus Lederer. Length: ? F 13 mm. Holotype: 1 ?, Chayu (S.-E. Tibet), 3:900 m, 28. Ⅵ. 1973. 4. Sebastonyma medoensis, sp. nov. (Pl. Ⅰ, figs. 7-8; 11) This new species closely resembles S. dolopia Hewitson from Sikkim except the sizeof the forewing being much more smaller. Both surfaces of the forewing: the spotin space 2 remotes inward, about equidistant from the cell spot and the spot in space3. Underside: Forewing with the outer edge of pre-apical band serrate. Hindwingwith the submarginal streaks strongly reduced, but the pale yellowish triangular sub-tornal spot larger and well developed. The structures of the appendages, especiallythe gnathos of the genitalia are well separated from those of any other known speciesof the genus Sebastonyma Watson. (see fig. 11) Length: ? F 14mm. Holotype: 1 ?, Moto (S.-E. Tibet), 1,090 m, 23. Ⅷ. 1974. Paratype: 1 ?, (samelocality).
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