Cupitha purreea   (Moore,1877)

ON : * Pamphila purreea  Moore,1877
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877(3):594, pl.58, fig.10.
TL : Š, Andamans. (BMNH)
Distribution : S.India, Sikkim to Myanmar, Andamans, Thailand,
Laos, Langkawi, Malaysia, Tioman, Borneo, Sumatra, Nias, Java,
Philippines, Sulawesi.

Synonyms

* Cupitha tympanifera  Moore,1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2 53(1):48. TL. Pegu, Myanmar. (‰, BMNH)
* Pamphila verruca  Mabille,1889 : Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6)9:lxxxiv. TL. Nias. (‰)
* Pamphila lycorias  Mabille,1893 : Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 37:54. TL. Java. (Š, BMNH)
* Cupitha alara  Fruhstorfer,1911 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25:29. TL. Celebes. (Š, BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cupitha purrea (sic) ; Godfrey,1916 : 145. (Chonburi: Dong Rek hills)
Cupitha purreea ; Godfrey,1930 : 381. (Prae : Me Song forest / Pak Jong ; Muak Lek)
Cupitha purreea ; Godfrey,1932a : 276. (Songkhla: Wang Sai)
Cupitha purreea ; Evans,1949 : 299. (Siam)
Cupitha purreea ; Pinratana,1985 : 70, pl.24, fig.145.
  (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Nakho Nayok / Chonburi / Chanthaburi / Ranong / Trang / Yala)

[ LAOS ]
Cupitha purreea ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 82, col.pl.16 ; pl.115, figs.A1,2. (Pakse / Dan Sum, Vientiane)
Cupitha purreea ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 224, pl.140, fig.‰. (Vientiane)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.         1984.03.11       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.                    1992.11.14       1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.               1986.03.14       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.               1983.03.09       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.               1988.03.13       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.            1994.02.26   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.            1994.04.23   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Tak, Taksin Maharat National Park.    1991.02.26   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok Noi.            1984.03.19       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.                  1994.02.08   1‰       S.Ruangrit    (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.                  1992.03.30       1Š   S.Ruangrit    (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.                  1995.04.08   1‰       S.Ruangrit    (YI)
 Yala, Than To.                        1992.03.19   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

Notes
This page was last updated on 11. Sep. 1999.