Dahira nili Brechlin, 2006. In: Brechlin & Melichar, 2006, Nachr. ent. Ver. Apollo (N.F.) 27(4): 208. Type locality: China, Guangxi, Dayao Shan, Jinxiu, 100km SE Liuzhou, 24°06'N 110°10'E, 1200m.
Similar to Dahira taiwana but forewing upperside with a stronger and more contrasting pattern of transverse lines, with diffuse pale yellow patches in the distal half, and in the orange colour of the hindwing upperside being restricted to a large central patch, surrounded by very dark brown on all sides.
China: 15-30.iii (Dayao Shan).
Larval hostplants. Unknown.
China: Guangxi (Guangxi, Dayao Shan, Jinxiu (100km SE Liuzhou, 24°06'N 110°10'E), 1200m).
Endemic to China.
Holarctic; eastern Palaearctic region.