Argynnis hyperbius lates  (Tsukada,1985)

ON : Argyreus hyperbius lates Tsukada,1985
OD : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. 4:195, pl.8,
  figs.1♂ Holotype, 2♂(Un) Paratype, 3♀ Paratype.
TL : W.Malaysia.

Distribution : W.Malaysia. [P.Thailand]

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Cameron Highland, W.Malaysia. 1983.Dec.25. (in coll. E.Tsukada)
Paratypes :
1♂, Cameron Highland, W.Malaysia. 1983.Sept. (in coll. E.Tsukada) ;
2♀, Cameron Highland, W.Malaysia. 1979.Feb. (in coll. E.Tsukada)

Records taken from Literature

Argyreus hyperbius sumatrensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 354, pl.151, figs.N8b,♀,♀(Un). (Surat Thani)
Argyreus hyperbius lates ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 382, pl.164, figs.N211b,♀,♀(Un). (Surat Thani)
Argyreus hyperbius lates ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 46. (by literature)

Ek-Amnuay.[2007], 2012 recorded this subspecies from Surat Thani, However I have never seen any specimens from P.Thailand until now. Reconfirmation with a reliable specimen is required in the future.


Tsukada, E.,1985 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. IV Nymphalidae (1).
Plapac Co., Ltd. 558 pp. 158.col.pls.

de Moya, R.S., W.K.Savage, C. Tenney, X. Bao, N. Wahlberg & R.I. Hill,2017 :
Interrelationships and diversification of Argynnis Fabricius and Speyeria Scudder butterflies
Syst. Ent. 42(4):635-649.

2007.10.20 - 2019.09.30.

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