[Taxacom] Chinese collecting locality name question

David Boufford david_boufford at harvard.edu
Tue Nov 8 09:33:34 CST 2016

The place is now Pingfa-Cun (or Pingfacun), near Guiding, Qiannan, Guizhou,
26.212540, 107.081951

It doesn't also show up when searching on Google Maps.


On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 10:17 AM, John Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com> wrote:

> Colleagues,
> I would be most grateful if anyone could clarify a Chinese locality for me.
> I have reference to a moth collected in the early 1900's from "Pin-Fa". I
> have been unable to identify the map locality for this name although I have
> seen the same name as a collecting locality for other taxa in the early
> 1900's. I did come across "Pingfa" in Guizhou Province, although I do not
> know if that is the same locality. When I tried Pingfa in Google Earth it
> gave me Pingba, Guizhou. Any insight or clarification would be most
> helpful.
> John Grehan
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