Poritia promula elegans  Fruhstorfer,1919

Poritia promula elegans ♂ Up. Poritia promula elegans ♂ Un. Poritia promula elegans ♀ Up. Poritia promula elegans ♀ Un.
♂, 2014.07.28. Yala, Thailand. ♀, 2015.06.22. Yala, Thailand.
Poritia promula elegans ♂ Up. Poritia promula elegans ♂ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

ON : Poritia elegans Fruhstorfer,1919
OD : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83(2):87-88.
TL : Nordwest-Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat and southward),
W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
Poritia promula elegans map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Poritia promula elegans ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 33, figs.49,♂,♂(Un),50,♀. (Yala; Nakhon Si Thammarat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nakhon Si Thammarat : 3♂ 1♀ (incl.photo & photo by S.Chir and A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : Betong dist. 1♂, 2014.07.28. P.Sukkit (YI) ; 1♀, 2015.06.22. Y.Inayoshi (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This is the first record from Thailand.
The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.700m - 900m). Male makes a territory on the trees.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1919 : Revision der Gattung Poritia, auf Grund der Morphologie der Generationsorgane.
Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83:(2):77-101.

Poritia promula elegans ♂ Poritia promula elegans ♀
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by S.Chir) ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Poritia promula elegans ♂ Poritia promula elegans ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (territorial behavior), Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

2016.07.31 - 2021.07.31.

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