Melanocyma faunula kimurai  Saitoh,2003


ON : Melanocyma faunula kimurai Saitoh,2003
OD : Futao 46:6-7, pl.1, figs.3(HT,♂),4(HT,♂Un), 5(PT,♀),6(PT,♀Un).
TL : Pliewn WF., Chanthabri, S.E.Thailand. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : S.E.Thailand, Cambodia.


Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Pliewn WF, Chanthabri, S.E.Thailand. 1974.Nov.30. Y.Kimura leg. (RIEB)
Paratypes :
Khao Soi Dao, Chanthabri : 1♂, 1974.Jul.1 ; 1♂,1946.Jan.31 ; 1♂ 1976.May.16 ; 1♂,1977.Feb.13 ; 1♂, 1984.Mar.24 ;
1♂, 1976.Apr.25 ; 2♀,1975.Nov.9 ; 1♀,1977.Feb.13 ; 1♀,1978.Feb.11. Y.Kimura leg.
Pliewn WF., Chanthabri : 1♂, 1978.Jun.11. Y.Kimura leg.
Kratchaing WF., Chanthabri : 1♂, 1978.Jun.11. Y.Kimura leg.
Pon Nahm Ron, Chanthabri, 1♂,1975.Mar.29 ; 2♂, 1977.May.2. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki leg.
Tamun, Chanthabri : 1♂, 1975.Mar.30. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki leg.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Faunis faunula faunula ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 406. (Chanthaburi)
Faunis faunula faunula ; Godfrey,1916 : 123-124. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap / Trad: Ko Chang)
Faunis faunula faunula ; Godfrey,1930 : 258. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap / Trad: Ko Chang)
Melanocyma faunula faunula ; Pinratana,1983 : 48, 61. (Chanthaburi) (in part)
Melanocyma faunula faunula ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 310. (Trat) (in part)
Melanocyma faunula kimurai ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 310, pl.127, figs.N151b,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Trat)
Melanocyma faunula kimurai ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 140, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Soi Dao / Pliewn WF / Kao Chamao)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Faunis faunula faunula ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 406. (Cambodia)
Faunis faunula ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 225. (Cambodge)
Faunis faunula f.faunula ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 32. (Cambodge)
Melanocyma faunula ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chanthaburi : 11♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Saitoh, T.,2003 : A new subspecies of Melanocyma faunula (Westwood,1850) is described and illustrated from S.E.Thailand.
Futao 43:6-7, pl.1.

2007.10.10 - 2020.06.30.

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