Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Pseudochazara daghestana (Holik, 1955)

Type locality: "Gunib, Nord-Daghestan"

Range: The E. part of the Caucasus and Transcaucasia to N. Iran

Habitat: Stony slopes at 1,000 - 2,500mtrs

Flight Period: July to September

Subspecies:

ssp. daghestana Holik, 1955 - the Caucasus Major;

ssp. savalanica Gross et Ebert, 1975 (=? zangezura Nekrutenko, 1989) – the Caucasus Minor and Armenian Highland.

Notes: The specific status of P. daghestana requires confirmation as morphologically transitional forms are known between this taxon and P. geyeri, though no strict sympatry has been recorded so far.

Pseudochazara daghestana daghestana

ssp. daghestana

Pseudochazara daghestana savalanica

ssp. savalanica

 
Pseudochazara daghestana

Pseudochazara daghestana habitat - photo copyright © Valentin Tikhonov

 09/09/2008, Dagestan, the ridge Chonkatau.

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