Plastingia pellonia  Fruhstorfer,1909

Plastingia pellonia ♂ Up. Plastingia pellonia ♂ Un. Plastingia pellonia ♂ Up. Plastingia pellonia ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

ON : Plastingia naga pellonia Fruhstorfer,1909
OD : Ent. Zeit. 23(39):172.
TL : West-Java. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, W.Malaysia,
Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Bangka, Java, Bali, Palawan.
Plastingia pellonia map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Plastingia pellonia ; Pinratana,1985 : 78, pl.26, fig.166. (Chanthaburi; Ranong)
Plastingia pellonia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 800, pl.366, figs.H195,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Plastingia pellonia ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 78. (by literature)
Plastingia pellonia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 856, pl.395, figs.H192,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Plastingia pellonia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2022.02.23)

[ VIETNAM ]
Plastingia pellonia ; Kishi et al.,2021 : 52, figs.8,♂,8v♂(Un). (Lam Dong: Loc Bao, Bao Lam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ubon Ratchathani : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici & S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane primeval forest at low elevations (alt. 30m - 450m).
The populations in S.E.Thailand and C.Vietnam seem to be slightly different from those in P.Thailand. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1909 : Neue Hesperiden.
Ent. Zeit. 23(39):171-174.


Plastingia pellonia ♂ Plastingia pellonia ♂
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul)
Plastingia pellonia ♂
♂, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.09.11 - 2022.02.28.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.