Miletus gopara gopara  (de Nicéville,1890)

Miletus gopara gopara ♂ Up. Miletus gopara gopara ♂ Un. Miletus gopara gopara ♀ Up. Miletus gopara gopara ♀ Un.
♂, Trang, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Miletus gopara gopara ♂ Up. Miletus gopara gopara ♂ Un. Miletus gopara gopara ♀ Up. Miletus gopara gopara ♀ Un.
♂, Trang, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.

ON : Gerydus gopara de Nicéville,1890
OD : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 3:25.
TL : Perak, Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Tioman, [Singapore], N.Sumatra.
Miletus gopara gopara map

Synonym

Gerydus biggsi biggsi forma denticulata Fruhstorfer,1913 : Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 9(10):307. TL. N.E.Sumatra. (♀, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Miletus gopara gopara ; Pinratana,1981 : 27, pl.3, fig.13,♂ ; pl.4, fig.18,♂(Un). (Trang)
Miletus gopara gopara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 540, pl.244, figs.L27,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trang)
Miletus gopara gopara ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 554, pl.250, figs.L51,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trang)
Miletus gopara gopara ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 36, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Luang; Ka Chong; Tarutao Is; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Trang : 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally not rare in primary forest at low elevations (alt.30m - 450m).

Literature

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1890 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon. A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume III (Lycaenidae).
Calcutta Central Press 4 to : xii + 503 pp, frontispiece, pls.25-29.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : Uebersicht der Gerydinae und Diagnosen neuer oder verkannter Formen (Lep., Lyc).
Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 9(8/9):242-247, 9(10):307-310, 9(11):341-344, 9(12):367-371.

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

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