Polyura delphis concha  (Vollenhoeven, 1861)

Polyura delphis concha ♂ Up. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Un. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Up. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Polyura delphis concha ♂ Up. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Un. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Up. Polyura delphis concha ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Charaxes concha Vollenhoeven, 1861
OD : Tijdschr. Ent. 4:162-163, pl.10, figs.1,3.
TL : Ludeking, Sumatra. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra.

● ssp.delphis
ssp.concha
Polyura delphis concha map

Synonym

Eulepis delphis delphinion Fruhstorfer, 1904 : Soc. ent. 19:75. TL. Sud-Borneo.


Type Materials Information

concha :
Lectotype ♂, Ludeking, Sumatra. designated by R.L.Smiles,1978. (RNH)
Paralectotype 2♂, Blume, Java. designated by R.L.Smiles,1978. (RNH)
delphinion :
Holotype ♂, S.Borneo. designated by R.L.Smiles,1977. (NHML)
Paratype 1♂, N.Borneo. 1898. designated by R.L.Smiles,1977. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Polyura delphis concha ; Pinratana,1979 : 102, figs.N174b♂,♂(Un). (Trang; Yala)
Polyura delphis concha ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 100, pl.79, figs.195b♂,♂(Un). (Trang; Yala)
Polyura delphis concha ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 494, pl.221, figs.N208b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Polyura delphis concha ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 354, pl.150, figs.N184b♂,♂(Un). (Yala; Ranong)
Polyura delphis concha ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 136, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Ka Chong; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 7♂ (incl.photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevation (alt.150m - 450m).


Literature

Snellen van Vollenhoven, S.C.,1861 : Description de quelques especes nouvelles de Lepidopteres.
Tijdschr. Ent. 4:157-163, pls.8-10.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1904 : Neue Euploea aus dem malayischen Archipel.
Soc. ent. 19(10):73-76.

Smiles, R.L.,1982 : The taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Polyura Billberg (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
Bull. Brit. Mus. Ent. (Nat. Hist.) 44(3):115-237. London.


Polyura delphis concha ♂ Polyura delphis concha ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.
Polyura delphis concha ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

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