Tagiades waterstradti talanga  Evans,1949

Tagiades waterstradti talanga ♂ Up. Tagiades waterstradti talanga ♂ Un.
♂, 2017.01.13. Yala, Thailand.

ON : Tagiades waterstradti talanga Evans,1949
OD : Cat. Hesp. Europ. Asia Austr. Brit. Mus : 145.
TL : Gunung Talang, Sumatra. (♂, BMNH)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak)

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
[ Tagiades waterstradti ; Evans,1926 : 72. (P.Thailand) ]
[ Tagiades waterstradti ; Godfrey,1930 : 362. (by literature, Evans,1926) ]
[ Tagiades waterstradti ; Godfrey,1932a : 275. (by literature, Evans,1926) ]
Tagiades waterstradti ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 47.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : Betong dist. 2017.01.13. 1♂ Y.Inayoshi (YI)
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Notes
This is the first reliable record from Thailand.
As Kimura et al.,2011 pointed out, The records of Evans and Godfrey are supposed to be Tagiades ultra or Tagiades vajuna.
The butterfly was found along the edge of the forest path near hill top (alt.970m).

Literature

Evans, W.H.,1926 : The Identification of Indian Butterflies (Part. IX-XI)
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 31(1):49-83, pl.30, (2):427-446, pl.31, (3):615-637, pl.32.

Evans, W.H.,1949 : A catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum (Natural History).
i-xix+1-502, pls.1-35. London.

2017.05.31 - 2017.07.31.