Vindula dejone erotella  (Butler,1879)

Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Up. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Un. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Up. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Up. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Un. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Up. Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Pattani, Thailand.

ON : Cynthia erotella Butler,1879
OD : Trans. linn. Soc. Lond.,(2)Zool. 1(8):544.
TL : Malacca.
Distribution : S.E. & P.Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Vietnam, W.Malaysia, Singapore.
Vindula dejone erotella map

Synonym

Cynthia cantori  Distant,1882 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)10:406-407.  TL. Wellesley Prov., Malay Peninsula.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cynthia erota erotella ; Godfrey,1930 : 267. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram; Wat Kiriwong)
Cynthia erota erotella ; Godfrey,1932a : 268. (Surat Thani: Khao Poata)
Vindula dejone erotella ; Pinratana,1979 : 11, figs.N14,♂,♀. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat; Trang; Ranong; "Chiang Mai" [loc.err.])
Vindula dejone erotella ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 26, pl.9, figs.21,♂,♀. (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
"Vindula dejone dejone ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 360, pl.154, figs.N21,♂(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia)."
"Vindula dejone erotella ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 388, pl.167, figs.N224,♂(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia)."
Vindula dejone erotella ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala; Trat)
Vindula dejone dejone ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 52, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Khiewo; Muang Shone; Kao Poh Ta; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Thaleban; Than To WF.)

[ LAOS ]
Vindula dejone erotella ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 54, pl.43, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng; Tha Ngone; Nam Ngum Dam)
Vindula dejone erotella ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.48, figs.♂,♀. (Vang Vieng)
Vindula dejone erotella ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Vindula dejone ; Onodera,2007 : 28, fig.45♂. (Siem Reap: Phnum Kuhlen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Vindula dejone erotella ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 21, fig.N-11,♂. (Lam Dong: Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Vindula dejone erotella ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 31. (C / S)
Vindula dejone erotella ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):181, pl.22, figs.2a♂,2b♀. (S: Cat Tien; Lo Go Sa Mat; Phu Quoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Trat : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 8♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 3♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Kien Giang (Phu Quoc) : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 600m).


Literature

Butler, A.G.,[1879] : The Butterflies of Malacca.
Trans. linn. Soc. Lond., (2)Zool. 1(8):533-568, pl.68,69.

Distant, W.L.,1882 : On some apparently undescribed Rhopalocera.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)10:405-407.


Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Vindula dejone erotella ♀
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Vindula dejone erotella ♂ Vindula dejone erotella ♀
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

2007.10.20 - 2021.11.30.

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