LEPIDOPTERA

Baltia shawii karakuli 0. Bang-Haas, 1937

Baltia shawii

TYPE LOCALITY. "Chinese Tartary" [Mountains between Kumaon and Kashmir, W. Tibet, China].

RANGE. The Pamirs, the Hindu-Kush, Karakorum and the Himalaya.

DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. The Pamirs, populated by the ssp. karakuli 0. Bang-Haas, 1937.

HABITATS AND BIOLOGY. High-montane meadows with scanty vegetation at 3,400-4,500 m a.s.I. Flight period: July-August.

SIMILAR SPECIES. B. butleri: UNH veins dusted with brownish scales.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 1. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 1997

 

 

 

      • Baltia butleri (Moore, 1882)

Baltia butleri (Moore, 1882)

 Baltia butleri (Moore, 1882)

TYPE LOCALITY. "Lahoul" [?Lahore, N. India].

RANGE. Nan-Shan, Tibet and the Himalaya.

DISTRIBUTION AND VARIATION. The presence of the recently described ssp. nekrutenkoi Kreuzberg, 1989 in Inner Tian-Shan requires confirmation, as only the holotype is known, with its provenance impossible to be exactly elucidated due to an illegible label.

SIMILAR SPECIES. B. shawii: UNH veins not dusted with brownish scales.

Photo and text: Guide to the BUTTERFLIES OF RUSSIA and adjacent territories Volume 1. PENSOFT, Sofia - Moscow. 1997




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