Scobura cephala  (Hewitson,1876)

Scobura cephala ♂ Up. Scobura cephala ♂ Un. Scobura cephala ♀ Up. Scobura cephala ♀ Un.
♂, 1994.11.26. Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Scobura cephala ♂ Up. Scobura cephala ♂ Un. Scobura cephala ♂ genitalia Scobura cephala ♂ genitalia
♂, 1983.03.19. Ranong, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Hesperia cephala Hewitson,1876
OD : Ent. mon. Mag. 13:152.
TL : Darjeeling. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, W.Malaysia.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
[ Scobura cephala ; Godfrey,1930 : 370. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Rai) ]
[ Scobura cephala ; Pinratana,1985 : 68, pl.23, fig.138. (Chanthaburi / Nakhon Nayok) ]

[ VIETNAM ]
Scobura cephala ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 170. (Vu Quang)
Scobura cephala ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 ; 79. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Kanchanaburi : Thong Pha Phum dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : Kaeng Krachan dist. 1♂ (photo).
Phetchaburi : Kaeng Krachan dist. 2013.02.24. 1♂ (photo by M.Hayashi, K.Yano & T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 2♂.
Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 1983.03.19. 1♂, Y.Inayoshi (YI).
Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 1994.11.26. 1♂, S.Ruangrit (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : Betong dist. 1☿.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The record of Godfrey,1930 and Pinratana,1985 should be Scobura isota. This is the first reliable record from Thailand.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1876 :
Notes on Mr. Atkinson's collection of East Indian Lepidoptera, with Descriptions of new species of Rhopalocera.
Ent. mon. Mag. 13:149-152.

Chiba, H. & H.Tsukiyama,2010 :
Scobura cephala (Hewitson,1876), a newly recorded skipper from the Malay Peninsula (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 60(4):252-254.

Scobura cephala ♂ Scobura cephala ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.


1999.09.11 - 2018.05.31.