Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana   Doherty,1889

tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 1983.02.10. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1991.02.25. Ban Mae Wa, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 1994.04.07. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1984.03.12 Ban Na Plachat, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 2002.12.30. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito)
Š, 2003.01.02. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito)
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un.
‰, 1999.11.--. Lak Sao, Khamguht, Laos.
( photo by K.Saito )

tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 1991.02.24. Ban Mae Wa, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. Š, 1993.11.19. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 1993.03.08. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1993.11.08. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana female Up. tavoyana female Un.
‰, 2002.12.30. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito)
Š, 2002.12.08. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito)
tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un. tavoyana male Up. tavoyana male Un.
‰, 1984.03.11. Ban Na Plachat, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ‰, 2003.01.03. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito)

ON : Poritia hewitsoni var.tavoyana  Doherty,1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengl, Pt.2. 58(4):429.
TL : Tavoy, S.Burma.



Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
tavoyana map


Synonyms

Poritia geta  Fawcett,1897 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6)20:112-113.  TL. Toungoo, Burma.
Poritia hewitsoni ampsaga  Fruhstorfer,[1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):199.  TL. S.Annam.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyanus ; Godfrey,1927 : 125. (North)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Godfrey,1930 : 310. (Prae: Me Song forest / West: Pan Yao)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (Peninsular)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Pinratana,1981 : 20, 156, pl.2, fig.9Š ; pl.4, fig.6Š(Un). (Chiang Mai / Lampang)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Pinratana,1981 : 20, 156, pl.2, fig.10Š ; pl.4, fig.5Š(Un).
  (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi / Chaiyaphum / Khon Kaen / Loei / Chonburi / Tak)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Kimura,1998 : 33, 39, figs.33‰(Up),34‰(Un),35Š(Up),36Š(Un). (Chaiyaphum: Phu Khiewo)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Saito & Seki,2003 : figs.6‰,30‰(Un),7Š,31Š(Un),15‰,39‰(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chiang Dao / Mae Sot)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 65, fig.62,Š. (Umphang: Tha Sai ; Umphang)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.47,‰. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Poritia phama geta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 526, pl.237, fig.L5a,‰,‰,‰(Un),‰,Š,Š,‰(Un;dsf),Š(Un;wsf),Š(Un;dsf).
  (Mae Hong Son / Chiang Mai: Omkoi / Nan: Doi Phu Kha)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 528, pl.238, fig.L10a,‰,Š. (Chaiyaphum: Phu Khieo) ;
  pl.238, fig.L7,[‰,‰,‰(Un) as Poritia manilia evansi ] ; pl.238, fig.L8, [‰,‰(Un) as Poritia karennia ]

[ LAOS ]
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 68, pl.98, figs.A1‰,A2‰(Un),A3Š,A4Š(Un),A5Š. (List up only, No data.)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 214, pl.106, figs.‰,Š. (Lak Sao / Xiang Khouang)
Poritia phama ssp. ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 214, pl.106, figs.‰,Š. (Lak Sao)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Saito & Seki,2003 : figs.8,‰,32‰(Un),9‰,33‰(Un),10Š,34Š(Un). (Lak Sao / Xiang Khouang)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 45. (Namdhua / Thakhek / Lak Sao)

[ VIETNAM ]
Poritia hewitsoni ampsaga ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 1008. (Annam)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Metaye,1957 : 89. (Central)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ab.Šampsaga ; Metaye,1957 : 89. (Central)
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni ; Inoue & Kawazoe,1964b : 349-350, pl.9, figs.67‰,68‰(Un),69Š,70Š(Un).
  (Dong Nai: Trang Bom / Banmethuout, Song Be)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Saito & Seki,2003 : figs.11‰,35‰(Un),12‰,36‰(Un),13Š,37Š(Un),14Š,38Š(Un). (Bao Loc)
Papilio hewitsoni ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 49, figs.L-2,‰,Š,‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me ; Gung Re)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.    1984.03.11  5‰        Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.    1984.03.12      1Š    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.    1984.03.14  1‰        Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mae Wa.        1991.02.24  4‰        Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mae Wa.        1991.02.25      1Š    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.          1983.02.10  1‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.          1990.03.13  1‰        K.Yasuda      (KY)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.03.08  1‰        P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.03.21  1‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1994.04.07  2‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1994.10.17  1‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1994.10.20  1‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1994.10.22  1‰ 1Š    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.11.08      1Š    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.11.15  2‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.11.18  2‰        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.       1993.11.19  1‰ 1Š    Local Catcher (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Khamguht, Lak Sao.               1999.11.--  1‰        Local Catcher (KS)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2003.01.01  4‰ 1Š    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2003.01.02  7‰ 4Š    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2003.09.14      1Š    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2003.09.19      1Š    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2002.12.30  21‰       K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2002.12.31      2Š    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dai Duc Me.            2003.01.03  1‰ 2Š    K.Saito (KS)

Notes

The butterfly is not rare in primary and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations.
Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):409-440, 2 pls.

Fawcett, J.M.,1897 : On new species of Rhopalocera from Toungoo, Burma, and the Battack Mountains in Sumatra.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6)20:111-113.

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1912] :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

1999.05.12 - 2011.03.15.