[Taxacom] Chinese locality question
calabar.john at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 22:04:27 CDT 2017
Thanks Ken. That helps a bit as there is a Muping in the same region,
couple of choices in different provinces but at least that narrows things
down a little, especially as one province, Sichuan, is next to Guihou and
so I have something more to work with. I'll keep digging.
On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:12 PM, Kenneth Kinman <kinman at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi John,
> According to this website ( https://projects.ncsu.edu/
> cals/entomology/museum/homoptera.php ), the type locality of Cercopis
> hoffmanni was Yao-Gi, China, and it further clarifies that this locality is
> "near Muping" :
> Cercopis hoffmanni Metcalf & Horton 1934. Lingnan Sci. J. 13:418.
> Holotype: "Yao-Gi/China/4-8000ft; nearMuping
> *From:* Taxacom <taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> on behalf of John
> Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 23, 2017 6:43 PM
> *To:* taxacom
> *Subject:* [Taxacom] Chinese locality question
> Dear colleagues,
> If anyone may have a clue as the whereabouts of 'Yao Gi' in China I would
> be most grateful. This is in reference to a moth in the Smithsonian
> collection that has no date, but refers to an elevation of 4-5,000 feet. I
> suspect that it is somewhere in southwestern China. The only other locality
> for this species is in Pin-fa in Guizhou province.
> Thank you,
> John Grehan
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