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Sinonympha Lee 1974

Sinonympha avinoffi (Schaus 1927) described in Palaeonympha

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Coenonymphina


A poorly-known species from southern central China, perhaps related to Palearctic Coenonympha. Harris et al. (2010) rediscovered Schaus' old types in the Smithsonian collection and synonymized Lee's (1974) specific epithet.

Other Names for Sinonympha avinoffi (Schaus 1927) described in Palaeonympha


Harris, B., Lamas, G.,Robbins, R.K. 2010. Identity of Palaeonympha avinoffi Schaus, a satyrine butterfly from China (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 35: 680-681.

Lee, C. 1974. Some new species of Rhopalocera from China. IV. Acta Entomol. Sinica 17: 201-204.

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