Polyura hebe chersonesus  (Fruhstorfer,1898)

Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Un. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♀ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Un. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♀ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Un. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Up. Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Charaxes attalus chersonesus Fruhstorfer,1898
OD : Ent. Nachr. 24:55.
TL : "Singapore" [West Malaysia]. (NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
Polyura hebe chersonesus map

Type Materials Information

Lectotype ♂, "Singapore" [West Malaysia]. designated by R.L.Smiles,1978. (NHML)
Paralectotype 1♀, Singapore. designated by R.L.Smiles,1978. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Eriboea hebe chersonesus ; Godfrey,1932a : 270. (Pattani: Khao Kalakiri)
Eriboea hebe chersonesus ; Godfrey,1932b : 325. (Pattani: Khao Kalakiri)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Pinratana,1979 : 99, figs.N169,♂,♂(Un). (Chumphon; Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Smiles,1984 : 179. (Ranong)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 99, pl.76, figs.190,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Trang; Pattani; Yala)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 488, pl.218, figs.N203,♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Yala)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 356, pl.151, figs.N186,♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Ranong; Yala)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Nakhon Si Thammarat) (accessed: 2021.07.01)
Polyura hebe chersonesus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 134, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Thaleban; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by M.Hayashi & T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 6♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevation (alt.50m - 450m).


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1898 : Ueber einige Charaxes-Arten.
Ent. Nachr. 24(4):53-60.

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 hebe chersonesus ♂ Polyura hebe chersonesus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

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