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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Cypa decolor (Walker, 1856)

There are 2 species of genus Cypa that found from Vietnam, Cypa decolor (Walker, 1856) and Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931. They are very similar and the characteristic to separate them is the hind wings structure. Cypa decolor (Walker, 1856)  found in South of Vietnam while Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931 found in North Center of Vietnam.
Cypa enodis Jordan, 1931 found in both pristine and disturbed forests with elevation from 700 to more than 1000m.

Cypa decolor (Walker, 1856) - photographed by Cuong Do

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