Poritia erycinoides phraatica  Hewitson,[1878]

Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand.

Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Un. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Un.
♀, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up. Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Up.

ON : Poritia phraatica Hewitson,[1878]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:214, 2:pl.88, fig.2,♀.
TL : "Singapore" [Perak, Malaysia]
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Tioman, [Singapore].

● ssp.elsiei
ssp.phraatica
ssp.miuramasatsunei
Poritia erycinoides map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (P)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Pinratana,1981 : 19, 156, pl.2, figs.2,♂,3,♀ ; pl.4, fig.2,♂(Un). (Ranong; Yala)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Seki,1986 : 11. (Ranong)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Kimura,1998 : 31, 37-38, figs.15,♂(Up),16,♂(Un),17,♀(Up),18,♀(Un). (Than To)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 524, pl.236, figs.L3b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To; Ranong)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 536, pl.241, figs.L28b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To; Ranong)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 28, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(UN),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring; Khlong Naka; Muang Chone; Kao Luang; Than To WF.)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.07.01)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 15♂ 3♀ (incl. photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phang Nga : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in lowland forest (alt.30m - 450m). Male makes a territory on the trees and shrubs.
Some female specimens from Ranong have an obscure orange marking and sparsely blue scales on the UpF. It seems to be a variation of polymorphic.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,[1863]-[1878] : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂ Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♂
♂, Ranong, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Phang-nga, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀ Poritia erycinoides phraatica ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.05.12 - 2021.07.31.

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