Thersamonolycaena violaceus (Staudinger, 1892) (= Thersamonolycaena splendens (Staudinger, 1881) ssp. violaceus; = Lycaena violaceus).
Range: the mountains of S Siberia, ? Yakutia, Primorye.
ssp.: violaceus (Staudinger, 1892) - monotypical.
A male; wings open.
A rocky southern slope of a piedmont hill of the mountain Gydyrgun on the northern bank of Lake Zun-Torei, Onon District, SE Chita Province (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1996. O. Kosterin.