Miletus croton corus  Eliot,1961

Miletus croton corus ♂ Up. Miletus croton corus ♂ Un. Miletus croton corus ♀ Up. Miletus croton corus ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Miletus croton corus ♂ Up. Miletus croton corus ♂ Un. Miletus croton corus ♀ Up. Miletus croton corus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Miletus croton corus ♂ Up. Miletus croton corus ♂ Un. Miletus croton corus ♀ Up. Miletus croton corus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Miletus croton corus ♂ Up. Miletus croton corus ♂ Un. Miletus croton corus ♂ Up. Miletus croton corus ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.

ON : Miletus croton corus Eliot,1961
OD : Bull. Raffles Mus. 26:162.
TL : Loi Mwe, Kengtung Dist., S.Shan States. (♂, NHML)



Distribution : Myanmar (S.Shan States), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Miletus croton corus map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1927.viii.20. Kengtung dist., Loi Mwe. (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, 1927.x.20. same locality of Holotype. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Miletus croton corus ; Eliot,1961 : 162. (Chiengmai)
Miletus croton karennia ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 47-48, pl.4, figs.31♂,32♂(Un), pl.5, figs.33,♀,34♀(Un), Textfig.18,♂genitalia. (Doi Suthep / Doi Inthanon)
Miletus croton karennia ; Kawazoé,1964 : 141. (N: Tham Kleap)
Miletus croton corus ; Pinratana,1981 : 26, pl.3, figs.3,♀,4,♂ ; pl.4, fig.11,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum)
Miletus croton croton ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 536, pl.242, figs.L23a,♂,♂(Un),♂. (in part)
Miletus mallus shania ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.243, figs.L24b,♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Miletus croton croton ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.248, figs.L47a,♂,♂(Un),♂. (in part)
Miletus mallus shania ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.249, figs.L48b,♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Miletus croton croton ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 35, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Suthep / Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Miletus croton corus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.106, figs.♂,♀. (Xiang Khouang / Nhahin)
Miletus croton corus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51.

[ VIETNAM ]
Miletus croton ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 47. (C: Lam Dong, Dalat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai (alt. 1000m - 1600m) : 10♂ 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations.

Literature

Eliot, J.N.,1961 : An analysis of the Genus Miletus (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Bull. Raffles Mus. 26:154-177, 24 figs.

Miletus croton corus ♂ Miletus croton corus ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.

2010.05.15 - 2020.01.31.

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