Dahira jitkae Haxaire & Melichar, 2007, European Entomologist 1(1): 20. Type locality: China, Sichuan, 10Km NW Miansi, 31°27'N 103°23'E, 1300m.
Wingspan: 50mm. Visually, very similar to the related species Dahira niphaphylla, but with markedly different male genitalia. In Dahira jitkae these are characterized by the very strongly curved apical process of the aedeagus, with only a pair of small apical teeth. In Dahira niphaphylla and Dahira haxairei the apical process is spatulate and bordered by a row of fine teeth (Haxaire, Melichar & Manjunatha, 2021).
Occurs at around 700-1300m altitude.
China: 4-10.iv (Sichuan); viii (Huaihua).
Larval hostplants. Unknown.
China: Sichuan (near Miansi); Hunan (Huaihua, 800-850m).
Endemic to southern China.
Holarctic; eastern Palaearctic region. Pleistocene refuge: Monocentric -- Yunnan refugium.