Telicota hilda  Eliot, 1959

Telicota hilda ♂ Up. Telicota hilda ♂ Un. Telicota hilda ♂ genitalia Telicota hilda ♂ genitalia
♂, 2014.12.04. Ranong, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Telicota hilda Eliot, 1959
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7:390, pl.10, fig.18(PT,♂).
TL : Fraser's Hill, Pahang. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia.
Telicota hilda map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 10.Sep.1957. Fraser's Hill, 4000 ft., Pahang. J.N.Eliot. (NHML)
Paratypes 5♂, Fraser's Hill, 2000-4000 ft.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
"Telicota hilda ; Pinratana,1985 : 105, pl.36, fig.238. (no loc.)"
"Telicota hilda ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 99. (by literature)"
"Telicota hilda ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 894, pl.413, fig.H271,♂(W.Malaysia),♂(W.Malaysia,Un)."


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 2014.12.04. 1♂ LC (YI)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is the first reliable record from Thailand.
This genus has many species with very similar markings, and accurate identification requires examination of the genitalia.


Literature

Eliot, J.N.,1959 : New or little known Butterflies from Malaya.
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8) : 369-391, 1pl, 7 text-figs.


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