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.

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