Miletus biggsii biggsii  (Distant,1884)

Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Un. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Un. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Un.
♂, Trang, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.
Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♂ Un. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Up. Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀ Un.
♂, Trang, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Gerydus biggsii Distant,1884
OD : Rhop. malayana : 206, pl.22, fig.12,♀.
TL : Malay Pen. (♀)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra,
Belitung, Weh.
Miletus biggsii biggsii map

Synonyms

Gerydus biggsi [sic] biggsi [sic] f.atomaria Fruhstorfer,1913 : Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 9(10):307. TL. Rhio Archipelago. (♂, NHML) (IFS)
Gerydus boisduvali hyllus Fruhstorfer,[1916] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:818. TL. N.E.Sumatra. (♂, NHML)
Gerydus boisduvali xeragis Fruhstorfer,[1916] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:818. TL. Singapore. (♀, NHML)
Gerydus biggsii sebethus Fruhstorfer,[1916] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:819. TL. W.Borneo. (♂, NHML)
Gerydus biggsi [sic] extraneus Toxopeus,1929 : Tijdschr. Ent. 72(3/4):211-212. TL. Unikum, Wie vorige [Pulo Weh]. (♂)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Miletus biggsii ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (P)
Gerydus bigsii [sic] ; Pendlebury,1923 : 43. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Miletus biggsii ; Godfrey,1930 : 312. (Nakon Sri Thammarat)
Miletus biggsii biggsii ; Pinratana,1981 : 28, pl.3, fig.8,♂. (Phuket; Trang)
Miletus nymphis porus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.244, figs.L26a♀,♀(Un) (in part).
Miletus biggsii biggsii ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 540, pl.244, figs.L28,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phuket; Krabi; Trang)
Miletus biggsii biggsii ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Miletus nymphis fictus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.249, figs.L50,♀,♀(Un) (in part).
Miletus biggsii biggsii ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 554, pl.250, figs.L52,♂,♂(Un) (in part).
Miletus nymphis fictus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 36, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 2♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 6♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in primary forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 800m).

Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

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.

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1916] : 8. Familie: Lycaenidae, 2. Subfamilie: Gerydinae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9.
817-824. (16.Dec.1916)

Toxopeus, L.J.,1929 : Beschreibung einiger Schmetterling (Riodinidae und Lycaenidae) von Pulu Weh bei Sumatra.
Tijdschr. Ent. 72(3/4):204-214.

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

Miletus biggsii biggsii ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.24 - 2021.09.30.

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