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, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (Peninsula)
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, fig.L3b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To / Ranong)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 536, pl.241, fig.L28b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To / Ranong)
Poritia erycinoides phraatica ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 28, fig.♂,♂(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, fig. (Yala)


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.
Some female specimens from Ranong have an obscure orange marking and sparsely blue scales on the upperside of the forewing. 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 - 2018.11.30.

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