Libythea myrrha hecura  Fruhstorfer, 1914

Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Up. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Un. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Up. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Up. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Un. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Up. Libythea myrrha hecura ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Libythea myrrha hecura Fruhstorfer, 1914
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:770.
TL : Malaya.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
● ssp.sanguinalis
ssp.hecura
Libythea myrrha hecura map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Libythea myrrha hecura ; Pinratana,1988 : 38, pl.42, fig.2b♂. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat; Yala)
Libythea myrrha hecura ; RDPB & DNP,2006-2008 : Butterflies in Hala-Bala Forest, fig.[♂]. (Narathiwat: Hala Bala) (last update: 2006.12.25 ; accessed: 2023.07.01)
Libythea myrrha hecura ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 500, pl.224, figs.Li2b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Libythea myrrha hecura ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 512, pl.229, figs.N339b♂,♂(Un),♀♀(Un) (Ranong)
Libythea myrrha hecura ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 23, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Luang; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 6♂ (incl. photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forests at low elevation (Alt. 300 - 450m). Males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : 7. Familie: Erycinidae, A. Unterfamilie: Libytheini in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
767-784. (14.Apr.1914)

Kawahara, A.Y.,2013 : Systematic revision and review of the extant and fossil snout butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Libytheinae)
Zootaxa 3631(1):1-74.


Libythea myrrha hecura ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2007.03.10 - 2023.07.31.