Cupitha purreea  (Moore,1877)

Cupitha purreea ♂ Up. Cupitha purreea ♂ Un. Cupitha purreea ♀ Up. Cupitha purreea ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

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

Synonyms

Cupitha tympanifera Moore,1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):48.  TL. Pegu, Burma. (♂,BMNH)
Pamphila verruca Mabille,1889 : Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6)9:lxxxiv.  TL. Nias. (♂)
Pamphila lycorias Mabille,1893 : Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 37:54-55.  TL. Java. (♀,BMNH)
Cupitha purreea alara Fruhstorfer,1911 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25:29.  TL. Celebes. (♀,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)
Cupitha purreea ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 250, fig.22♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Phu Pha Phung; Ban Naudom)
Cupitha purreea ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 12-13. (Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Kaeng Tana ; Kaeng E-Keow ; Phu Hin Dang / Mukdahan: Phu Huay Sing ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum)
Cupitha purreea ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 44-45. (Ubon Ratchathani: Nam Tok Soi Sawan / Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Huai Sing)
Cupitha purreea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 792, pl.364, fig.H171,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Cupitha purreea ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig.♂(Un). (Koh Samui)
Cupitha purreea ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 71, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ban Salok / Mae San / Phu Khiewo / Nkohn Nayok / Wan Nam Khiewo / Sai York Noi / Tenasserim / Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Kao Luang / Ka Chong / Thaleban / Than To WF)
Cupitha purreea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 848, pl.391, fig.H167,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khieo / Chiang Mai / Ranong)

[ 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)
Cupitha purreea ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 49. (Namdhua / Thakhek)
Cupitha purreea ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 59.

[ VIETNAM ]
Cupitha purreea ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1967 ; 6-7, figs.115♂,116♂(Un),117♀,118♀(Un). (Trang Bom ; Cap St. Jacques)
Cupitha purreea ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 171. (Ba Be / Cuc Phuong)
Cupitha purreea ; Ikeda et al.,2001b : 65, figs.3:23♂,24♂(Un),5:31(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Cupitha purreea ; Hao et al.,2004 : 14, 89, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Cupitha purreea ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 11, fig.H-78,♂,♀. (Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Cupitha purreea ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 ; 80. (N / C / S)
Cupitha purreea ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 76. (S: Nui Cam ; Nui Coto)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : Mae Hong Son dist. 1♀ ; Pai dist. 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : Chiang Dao dist. 1♀ (photo) ; Chiang Mai dist. 2♀ ; San Sai dist. 1♂ ; Mae On dist. 1♂ (photo) ; Omkoi dist. 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : Wang Chin dist. 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : Tak dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : Sai Yok dist. 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : Ron Phibun dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : Than To dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Moore, F.,1877 : The Lepidopterous Fauna of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1877(3):580-632, pl.58-60.

Moore, F.,1884 :
Descriptions of some New Asiatic Lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained inthe Indian Museum, Calcutta.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):16-52.

Mabille, P.,1889 : Descriptions de generes nouveaux et d'especes nouvelles de Lepidopteres.
Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6)9:lxxxiv-lxxxv.

Mabille, P.,1893 : Description de Lepidopteres nouveaux.
Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 37:50-65.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1911 : Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25(2-6):9-79, pl.1.

Cupitha purreea ♂ Cupitha purreea ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.


1999.09.11 - 2017.11.30.