Abaratha alida alida  Nicéville, 1891

Abaratha alida alida ♂ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♂ Un. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Phitsanulok, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Lampang, Thailand.
Abaratha alida alida ♂ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♂ Un. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Chonburi, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Lampang, Thailand.
Abaratha alida alida ♂ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♂ Un. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Up. Abaratha alida alida ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Abaratha alida Nicéville, 1891
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):394-395, pl.G, fig.40,♂.
TL : Tilin Yaw, N.Burma. (♂, NZC)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
Hainan, S.China
Abaratha alida alida map

Synonyms

Caprona elwesii Watson, 1897 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(4):674. TL. Bernardmyo, U.Chindwin. (♂, NHML)
Abaratha syrichtus var. parvopunctata Mabille & Boullet, 1917 : Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1917(4):101. TL. Cochin-China ; Siam. (♂)


Type Material Information

alida ; ♂ Type, 10.Mar.1890. Tilin Yaw, U.Burma. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 11, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Caprona alida alida ; Evans,1949 : 164. (P)
Caprona alida alida ; Pinratana,1985 : 46, pl.17, fig.83. (Ratchaburi)
Caprona agama agama ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.354, figs.H99,♂(f.erosula),♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Caprona alida alida ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 770, pl.354, figs.H100,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Ratchaburi; Uthai Thani)
Caprona alida alida ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies. figs.[♂](wsf),[♂](dsf),[♀](Un). (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2022.02.11)
Caprona alida alida ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 50. (by literature)
Caprona agama agama ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.379, figs.H96,♂(f.erosula),♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Caprona alida alida ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 822, pl.379, figs.H97,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf.Un). (Ratchaburi; Uthai Thani)
Abaratha alida alida ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2024- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Sa Kaeo; Suphan Buri) (accessed: 2024.03.23)

[ LAOS ]
Caprona agama agama ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 80, pl.112, figs.A7,♂,A8,♂(Un). (in part)
Caprona alida alida ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 80, col.pl.16 ; pl.112, figs.A9,♂,A10,♂(Un). (Tha Ngone; Ban Taran, Pakse)
Caprona alida alida ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 222. (list only)
Caprona alida alida ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 58.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Caprona agama agama ; Kosterin,2019b : 33, fig.37. (Ratanakiri)
Caprona alida alida ; Kosterin,2019b : 33, fig.38. (Mondulkiri)
Caprona alida alida ; Kosterin,2020 : 332. (Siem Reap)
Caprona alida alida ; Chartier & Kosterin,2022 : 125. (Mondulkiri; Siem Reap)

[ VIETNAM ]
Caprona alida alida ; Evans,1949 : 164. (Tonkin)
'Abaratha alida mettasuda ; Metaye,1957 : 78. (C)'
Caprona alida alida ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965b ; 94-95, figs.55♀(wsf),56♀(wsf,Un). (Trang Bom)
Caprona alida alida ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 : 162. (Tam Dao)
Caprona alida alida ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 75. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phitsanulok : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rather localized and uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 50 - 700m) and is found sympatric with Abaratha agama in many places. Males are territorial on undergrowth and occasionally come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de.,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.

Watson, E.Y.,1897 : Notes on a collection of butterflies from the North Chin Hills and Upper Chindwin District, Burma.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(4):634-687, 1 pl.

Mabille, P. & Boullet, E.,1917 : Description d'Hesperides nouveaux (Lep. Hesperiinae, sect. B).
Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1917(4):97-101.

Zhang, J., Cong, Q., Shen, J. & Grishin, N.V.,2022 : Taxonoic changes suggested by the genomic analysis of Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera)
Insecta Mundi 0921: 1-135.


Abaratha alida alida ♂ Abaratha alida alida ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Abaratha alida alida ♂ Abaratha alida alida ♂
♂ (wsf), Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.09.04 - 2024.06.30.

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