Chersonesia peraka peraka  Distant,1884

Chersonesia peraka peraka ♂ Up. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♂ Un. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♀ Up. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♀ Un.
♂, Pattani, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Chersonesia peraka peraka ♂ Up. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♂ Un. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♀ Up. Chersonesia peraka peraka ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Chersonesia peraka Distant,1884
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)14:199.
TL : Perak.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Chumphon and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Nias, Palawan.
Chersonesia peraka peraka map

Synonym

Cyrestis aza Strecker,1900 : Lep. Rhopal. Heter. suppl.3:24. TL. Trong [Trang], Lower Siam.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Chersonesia peraka aza ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 594. (Lower Siam)
Chersonesia peraka aza ; Godfrey,1916 : 128. (Lower Siam) (by literature, Seitz, 9:594)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Pendlebury,1923 : 38. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Chersonesia peraka ; Godfrey,1930 : 278. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Chersonesia peraka ; Godfrey,1932a : 269. (P)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Pinratana,1979 : 40, figs.N59,♂,♂(Un). (Krabi; Ranong; Trang; Satun: Satun; Tarutao; Yala)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 44, pl.25, fig.61,♀. (Chumphon; Ranong; Trang; Satun)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 386, pl.167, figs.N64,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui. figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.07.20)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 480, pl.213, figs.N347,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Ranong)
Chersonesia peraka peraka ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 120, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Tenasserim; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Satul; Thaleban)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 4♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is less common in montane forest at low elevations (alt.50m - 450m) and often rest on the underside of leaves with their wings spread.

Literature

Distant, W.L.,1884 : Contributions to a Knowledge of Malayan Entomology. Part III.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)14:198-202.

Strecker, F.H.H.,1900 : Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres and Heteroceres, indigenous and exotic;
with descriptions and colored illustrations. Supple. 3:13-37.
Reading, Pennsylvania.

Chersonesia peraka peraka ♂
♂, Krabi, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.10.10 - 2021.08.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.