Matapa aria  (Moore, [1866])

Matapa aria ♂ Up. Matapa aria ♂ Un. Matapa aria ♀ Up. Matapa aria ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.
Matapa aria ♂ Up. Matapa aria ♂ Un. Matapa aria ♀ Up. Matapa aria ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Ismene aria Moore, [1866]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):784.
TL : Bengal, India. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Sri Lanka, India to Myanmar, Andamans, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, China, W.Malaysia, Tioman,
Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Nias, Java to Lesser Sunda, Palawan,
Philippines.
Matapa aria map

Synonym

Hesperia neglecta Mabille, 1876 : Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (5)6:268. TL. Manille, Luzon. (♀, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Matapa aria ; Godfrey,1916 : 144-145. (Bangkok; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Matapa aria ; Godfrey,1930 : 374. (Chiang Mai; Me Wong; Bangkok; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Matapa aria ; Godfrey,1932a : 275. (Songkhla: Wang Sai)
Matapa aria ; Evans,1949 : 330. (Siam)
Matapa aria ; Kawazoé,1964 : 134-135, pl.3, fig.20,♂,Textfig.8,♂sexual stigma. (N: Ping Kong)
Matapa aria ; Pinratana,1985 : 89, pl.30, fig.195,♂. (Chiang Mai; Loei; Nakhon Nayok; Kanchanaburi; Ratchaburi; Chonburi; Ranong; Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Matapa aria ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 250, fig.25,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Ban Naudom)
Matapa aria ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 13. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Nam Tok Kham Cha I; Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum)
Matapa aria ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 45. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Pung; Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan)
Matapa aria ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 64, fig.25,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai; Umphang)
Matapa aria ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 812, pl.373, figs.H228,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
'Matapa aria ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, fig.[♂](Un). (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2022.02.23)'
Matapa aria ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 87, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Thun Saleng Luang; Phu Kradung; Phu Khiewo; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Bang Phra; Kaeng Chai; Kaeng Krachan; Hua Hin; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Matapa aria ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 872, pl.403, figs.H225,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Matapa aria ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Matapa aria ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Kanchanaburi; Ratchaburi; Chonburi; Chanthaburi; Trat) (accessed: 2023.09.02)
Matapa aria ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 115, fig.Abb.H-213. (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Matapa aria ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1970 ; 7, fig.145,♂. (Paksong)
Matapa aria ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 83, pl.115, figs.A7,♀,A8,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng; Pakse; Nam Ngum Dam; Tha Dua)
Matapa aria ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 224, pl.141, fig.♂. (Vientiane)
Matapa aria ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 59.
Matapa aria ; Onodera,2022 : 119, pl.256, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Savannakhet; Vientiane: Saphangmeuk)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Matapa aria ; Kosterin,2019 : 102, fig.71(Un). (Preah Sihanouk)
Matapa aria ; Kosterin,2020 : 333. (Siem Reap)
Matapa aria ; Chartier & Kosterin,2022 : 126. (Koh Kong; Preah Sihanouk; Siem Reap)

[ VIETNAM ]
Matapa aria ; Lemée,1950 : 24. (Hagiang)
Matapa aria ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1970 ; 7, fig.145,♂. (Trang Bom; Lai Thieu)
Matapa aria ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 : 172. (Ha Dong; Tam Dao)
Matapa aria ; Ikeda et al.,2001b : 66, figs.4:4,♀,5,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Matapa aria ; Luong et al.,2004 : 15. (Cuc Phuong)
Matapa aria ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 45. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Matapa aria ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b : 14, fig.H-90,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Matapa aria ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 29, fig.H-90,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Matapa aria ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 81. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lamphun : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 8♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forests at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 30 - 900m). Both sexes visit flowers.


Literature

Moore, F.,[1866] : On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):755-822, 3 pls.

Mabille, P.,1876 : Sur la classification des Hesperiens, avec la description de plusiers especes nouvelles.
Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (5):6:251-274.

Jong, R.de,1983 ; Revision of the Orientali Genus Matapa Moore (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae) with discussion of its phylogeny and geographic history
Zool. Meded. 57(21):243-270.

Fan, X.L., Chiba, H. & Wang, M.,2013 : The Genus Matapa (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) from China with description of a New species.
Florida Entomologist 96(4):1257-1262.


Matapa aria ♂ Matapa aria ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Lamphun, Thailand.
Matapa aria ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.09.11 - 2024.04.30.

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