Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus  Butler,1865

Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Un. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Un. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♂ Un. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Up. Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Zeuxidia amethystus Butler,1865
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(2):485.
TL : Sumatra. (NHML)



Distribution : P.Thailand, W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra.
amethystus map

Synonym

Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus f.prodigiosa Fruhstorfer,1911 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde. 9:435. TL. W.Sumatra ; Malay Pen.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ; Pendlebury,1923 : 34. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram ; Khao Luang)
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ; Godfrey,1930 : 260-261. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram ; Khao Luang / Pattani: Khao Kalakiri)
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ; Godfrey,1932a : 267. (P)
Zeuxidia amethysta (sic) amethysta (sic) ; Pinratana,1983 : 54, 63, pl.39, figs.17b,♂,♀. (Krabi / Ranong / Phang Nga / Phuket / Nakhon Sri Thammarat / Trang / Yala / Narathiwat)
Zeuxidia amethysta (sic) amethysta (sic) ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 330, pl.139, figs.A19,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi / Than To)
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystu ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 332, pl.139, figs.N166,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi / Than To)
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)
Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 148, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Kam Puan / Muang Shone / Khlong Naka / Ka Chong / Than To WF)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 15♂ 8♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
♂ Upper side of hind wing, brand and hair tuft.
masoni ♂ bland and hair tuft ametystus ♂ bland and hair tuft
masoni ametystus

Literature

Butler, A.G.,1865 :
Description of the Characters of six new Species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera in the Collection of the British Museum, with Notes on the allied Species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(2):481-486.

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