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Sinia Forster, 1940
Sinia Forster, 1940; Mitt. Münch. ent. Ges. 30 : 875, TS: Glaucopsyche (Sinia) leechi Forster
Shijimiaeoides Beuret, 1958; Mitt. ent. Ges. Basel (n.f.) 8 (6): 100, TS: Lycaena barine Leech
Shijimiaeoides (Lycaenidae) ; [BRU2, 157]
Shijimiaeoides (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449
Sinia (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449

Sinia leechi (Forster, 1940)
China? Glaucopsyche (Sinia) leechi Forster, 1940; Mitt. Münch. ent. Ges. 30 : 875, pl. 22, f. 6-7, pl. 23, f. 6-7

The "shijimiaeoides" species-group

Sinia lanty (Oberthür, 1886)
Tibet, W.China. See [About maps] Lycaena lanty Oberthür, 1886; Étud. d'Ent. 11 : 21, pl. 7, f. 53
Shijimiaeoides lanty ;
S. l. honei (Forster, 1940)
Glaucopsyche (Sinia) lanty hönei Forster, 1940; Mitt. Münch. ent. Ges. 30 : 876, pl. 22-23, f. 13, TL: Batang, Tibet
S. l. pomena Huang, 1998
W.Tibet, SE.Tibet Sinia lanty pomena ; Huang & Wu, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 127

Sinia divina (Fixsen, 1887)
Korea, Japan, Amur, Ussuri. See [About maps] Lycaena divina Fixsen, 1887; in Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 3 : 286, pl. 13, f. 5a-b, TL: Pung-Tung [N.Korea]
Lycaena barine Leech, [1893]; Butts China Japan Corea: (text pt. 3) 304, (pl. pt. 3/4) : pl. 31, f. 14
heijonis (Matsumura, 1929)
Sinia divina ; [BHR]
Shijimiaeoides divina ; [BARU, #376]; [BRU2: 157, pl. 65, f. 13-15]

Larva on Fabaceae [BARU]



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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BARU]
Korshunov & Gorbunov; Butterflies of the Asian part of Russia; English translation by Oleg Kosterin; [Dnevnye babochki aziatskoi chasti Rossii. Spravochnik]
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BHR]
D'Abrera; Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part I-III
[BRU2]
Tuzov (ed.), Bogdanov, Churkin, Devyatkin, Dantchenko, Murzin, Samodurov, Zhdanko, 2000; Guide to the Butterflies of Russia and adjacent territories; Libytheidae, Danaidae, Nymphalidae, Riodinidae, Lycaenidae; Volume 2


Some related literature:
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Fixsen, 1887
Lepidoptera aus Korea in Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 3 : 233-356, pl. 13-15
Forster, 1940
Neue Lycaeniden-Formen aus China. 1 Mitt. Münch. ent. Ges. 30 : 870-883, pl. 22-24
Huang & Wu, 2003
New and little known Chinese butteflies in the collection of the Institue of Zoology, Academia Sinica, Beijing - 1 Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 115-143
Leech, [1893]
Butterflies from China, Japan, and Corea Butts China Japan Corea (1): 1-297, pl. 1-28 (1892-1894), (2): 297-681, pl. 29-43 (1893-1894)
Oberthür, 1886
Espèces Nouvelles de Lépidoptères du Thibet / Nouveaux Lépidoptères du Thibet Étud. d'Ent. 11 : 13-38, pl. 1-7


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