Poritia hewitsoni regia  Evans,1921

Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Un. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Un. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂ Un. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Up. Poritia hewitsoni regia ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.

ON : Poritia geta regia Evans,1921
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 28(1):37.
TL : Mergui.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia.

● ssp.tavoyana
ssp.regia
Poritia hewitsoni map

Synonym

Poritia phama taleva Corbet,1940 : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(11):342. TL. Selangor, Malay Peninsula. (♂, NHML)


Type Material Information

taleva ; Holotype ♂, 1894.vii. Selangor, Malay Peninsula (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, Singapore, Malay Peninsula. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Poritia hewitsoni ; Pendlebury,1923 : 45. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram)
Poritia phama regia ; Pinratana,1981 : 20, 156, pl.2, fig.8,♂ ; Pl.4, figs,4,♂(Un),10,♀ ; pl.30, fig.15,♂. (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Poritia phama regia ; Seki,1986 : 11, figs.1,♂,3,♀. (Ranong)
Poritia phama regia ; Kimura,1998 : 32, 38, figs.25,♀(Up),26,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Kimura,1998 : 33, 39, figs.37,♂(Up),38,♂(Un). (Than To)
Poritia hewitsoni regia ; Saito & Seki,2003 : figs.21,♂,45,♂(Un),22,♀,46,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Poritia phama regia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 526, pl.237, figs.L5b♀,♀(Un). (in part) (Ranong)
Poritia phama rajata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 526, pl.237, figs.L5c♀,♀(Un). (Than To)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 528, pl.238, figs.L10b♂,♂(Un). (Than To)
Poritia hewitsoni regia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 528, pl.238, figs.L10c♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.242, figs.L34a♂,♂,♂(Un) ; pl.243, fig.L34a, ♀(Than To),♀(Than To,Un) (in part).
Poritia hewitsoni regia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 540, pl.243, figs.L34b♀,♀(Un) ; pl.244, fig.L34b,♂,♂(Un),♀(center),♀(center,Un). (in part) (Ranong; Phang-nga) (in part).
Poritia hewitsoni tavoyana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 29, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Kam Puan; Muang Shone; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Poritia hewitsoni regia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2021- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.05.18)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phang Nga : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevation (alt. 30m - 450m).

Literature

Evans, W.H.,1921 : Notes on Indian butterflies; 29-39. [Part 6].
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 28(1):30-40.

Corbet, A.S.,1940 : A revision of the Malayan species of Poritiinae. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(11):337-350, pl.1.

Saito, K. and Y. Seki,2003 :
A revision of Poritia hewitsoni Moore,[1866] and Poritia phama H.H.Druce,1895 from India to South-East Asia (Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae)
Butterflies 38:4-11.

Poritia hewitsoni regia ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

2006.01.11 - 2021.07.31.

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