Simiskina phalia potina  (Hewitson,1874)

Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Un. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Un. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Un. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Un. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up. Simiskina phalia potina ♀ Up.
♀, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Pattani, Thailand.

ON : Poritia potina Hewitson,1874
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 22(3):347.
TL : Singapore. (♀, NHML)



Distribution :
S.Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, W.Malaysia, Singapore.
Simiskina phalia potina map

Synonyms

Simiskina fulgens Distant,1886 : Entomologist 19:12. TL. Penang.
Poritia phalia binghami Fruhstorfer,[1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):203. TL. Tenasserim.


Type Material Information

potina ; ♀ Type (red), Singapore. Hewitson Coll. (NHML. photo examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Simiskina phalia ; Godfrey,1930 : 311. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chonburi: Sriracha)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Pinratana,1981 : 23, 157, pl.2, figs.17♂,18♀,19♀ ; pl.4, fig.8♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Ratchasima / Chantaburi / Tak / Chonburi)
Simiskina proxima dohertyi ; Pinratana,1981 : pl.4, fig.7♂(Un).
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Seki,1986 : 22. (Ranong)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Kimura,1998b : 43, 49, figs.25♂,26♂(Un),27♀,28♀(Un). (Doi Chiang Dao / Khlong Naka)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 32, fig.89,♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 65, fig.63,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai ; Umphang)
Simiskina proxima dohertyi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.240, fig.L15,♂,♂(Un),♀(center),♀(center,Un). (in part)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 532, pl.240, fig.L16,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao / Si Racha / Khlong Nakha)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 546, pl.245, fig.L40,♂,♂(Un) ; pl.246,♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao / Mae Hong Son / Si Racha / Khlong Nakha)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 32, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Khlong Naka / Than To / Than To WF.)
Simiskina phalia potina ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Nakhon Nayok / Chanthaburi / Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 68, pl.98, fig.A6♀(Un). (List up only.)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 214, pl.106, figs.♂,♀. (Lak Sao / Thateng / Pakxe)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 45. (Namdhua / Thabeng / Thakhek / Nakai)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 50.

[ VIETNAM ]
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b : 350-351, pl.9, figs.71♂,72♂(Un) ; pl.10, figs.73♀,74♀(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom / Banmethuout, Song Be)
Simiskina phalia binghami ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 49, figs.L-4,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me / Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Simiskina phalia potina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 47. (C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Rai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 3♂ 3♀ (photo by M.Hayashi, T.Aoyama & S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♀ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 10♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in semi-dried forest at low to moderate elevations.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1874 : Descriptions of new species of Lycaenidae from his own collection.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 22(3):343-355.

Distant, W.L.,1886 : Descriptions of New Species and a new genus of Rhopalocera from the Malay Peninsula.
Entomologist 19:11-12.

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.

Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Simiskina phalia potina ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Simiskina phalia potina ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♂+♀ Simiskina phalia potina ♂+♀
♂+♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂+♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalia potina ♂ Simiskina phalia potina ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.05.12 - 2018.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.