Telinga lepcha (Moore, 1880) - Lepcha Bushbrown

Subspecies in India

 
(1) Telinga lepcha bethami (Moore, [1892]) – Satpuda Lepcha Bushbrown
(2) Telinga lepcha kohimensis (Tytler, 1914) – East Himalayan Lepcha Bushbrown
(3) Telinga lepcha lepcha (Moore, 1880) – West Himalayan Lepcha Bushbrown

This species was earlier included under Mycalesis (Evans 1932), then under Heteropsis (Kodandaramaiah et al. 2010), but has since been transferred under Telinga (Aduse-Poku et al. 2016).

 

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Aduse-Poku, K., Lees, D. C., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Collins, S. C., Wahlberg, N. And Brakefield, P. M. (2016), Molecular phylogeny and generic-level taxonomy of the widespread palaeotropical ‘Heteropsis clade’ (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Mycalesina). Systematic Entomology, 41: 717–731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12183

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Telinga lepcha (Moore, 1880) – Lepcha Bushbrown. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/telinga-lepcha, accessed 2022/08/20.