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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Weinreichius perroti Laxcroix, 1978

The genus Weinreichius consist of a single species Weinreichius perroti and this species has known as an endemic taxon from South of Vietnam, near Da Lat area. The distribution of the species has been recorded in high land area of Lam Dong Province, South Vietnam.

In general, this species quite similar to another Vietnamese endemic species, Yumikoi makii that only found from South Center of Vietnam. Mature forms of Weinreichius perroti mainly found from April to September during the year. Their habitat is mountain forests with elevation over 1000m.

Male of W. perroti in nature, Bidoup Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province

Female of W. perroti in nature, Bidoup Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province

Dorsal view of a male specimen





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