Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Pseudochazara kanishka (Aussem, 1980)

Type locality: "Afganistan, Prov. Samangan, Tang-e-Tashqurghan, 500 m".

Range: Confined to N. Afghanistan and S. Tajikistan.

Habitat: Clay-stony slopes at 500-2,500 mtrs.

Flight Period: June to August

Notes: This species is almost totally absent from collections and its specific status seems to be doubtful. This form is most closely related to P. thelephassa and may prove to be a subspecies of the latter.

Pseudochazara kanishka
Pseudochazara kanishka

ssp. kanishka

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