Miletus ancon ancon  (Doherty,1889)

Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Un. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.), Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Un. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand.
Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Un. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Un. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Up. Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Un.
♂, Trang, Thailand. ♂, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Gerydus ancon Doherty,1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):438-439, pl.23, fig.8,♂.
TL : Tenasserim Valley, Tavoy, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, N.W. to P.Thailand.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Gerydus ancon ; Pendlebury,1923 : 43. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram; Khao Luang)
Miletus ancon ancon ; Pinratana,1981 : 29, pl.3, fig.11,♀; pl.4, fig.17,♀(Un). (Chiamg Mai / Trang) (in part)
Miletus ancon siamensis ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 65, fig.64,♀. (Umphang)
Miletus ancon ancon ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 542, pl.245, figs.L32a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀,♀(Un). (Kaeng Krachan) (in part)
Miletus ancon ancon ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 556, pl.251, figs.L56,♂,♂(Un),♀(Kaeng Krachan). (Kaeng Krachan / Ranong) (in part)
Miletus ancon ancon ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 37, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Ka Chong) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.) : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 2♀ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂ 4♀ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama & M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations and is distributed from North-West to Peninsular Thailand along Tenasserim range.

Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):409-440, 2 pls.

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

Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Miletus ancon ancon ♀
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi) ♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Miletus ancon ancon ♂ Miletus ancon ancon ♀
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi) ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

1999.07.24 - 2020.03.31.

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