Halpe elana  Eliot,1959

Halpe elana ♂ Up. Halpe elana ♂ Un. Halpe elana ♂ Up. Halpe elana ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.
Halpe elana ♂ Up. Halpe elana ♂ Un. Halpe elana ♂ genitalia Halpe elana ♂ genitalia
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

ON : Halpe elana Eliot,1959
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8):385-368, pl.10, fig.14(HT,♂).
TL : Pahang, Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Thailand, Laos, W.Malaysia.
Halpe elana map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 6.Jan.1957. Pahang, Ginting Sempak, 1,000 ft. J.N.Eliot (NHML) ;
Allotype ♀, 20.Jan.1957. Pahang, Ginting Sempak, 1,000 ft. J.N.Eliot (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Halpe elana ; Pinratana,1985 : 53, pl.18, figs.98,♂(Un),♂,♀. (Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi)
"Halpe elana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 776, pl.356, fig.H121,♂(Un,Laos)."
Halpe elana ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 55. (by literature)
"Halpe elana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 828, pl.382, fig.H118,♂(Un,Laos)."
Halpe elana ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 86, figs.Abb.H-103-104. (Phang Nga)
Halpe elana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2021- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.01.07)

[ LAOS ]
Halpe elana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 223, pl.138, fig.♂(Un). (Xaignabouri)
Halpe elana ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 49. (Namdhua)
Halpe elana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 58.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Kanchanaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.350m - 1000m).


Literature

Eliot, J.N.,1959 : New or little known Butterflies from Malaya.
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8) : 369-391, 1pl, 7 text-figs.


Halpe elana ♀ + ♂ Halpe elana ♂
♀ + ♂, Ranong, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.09.04 - 2022.01.31.

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