Allotinus sp.  

Allotinus sp. ♀ Up. Allotinus sp. ♀ Un.
♀, 1983.03.22. Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Allotinus sp.
OD :
TL :
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong).
Allotinus sp. map


Allotinus fallax thanasithi Ek-Amnuay, [2007] : Butts. Thailand : 544, pl.246, figs.L33,♀,♀(Un). TL. Ranong, Thailand. [Unavailable name]

Records taken from Literature

Allotinus fallax thanasithi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 544, pl.246, figs.L33,♀,♀(Un). (Ranong: Khlong Nakha)
Allotinus fallax apus ; Inayoshi,2010 - 2023 : Butterflies in Indo-China, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Ranong) (28.Apr.2023 last updated ; 31.Jan.2024 changed.)
Allotinus fallax apus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 558, pl.252, figs.L58,♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Nakha-Ranong)
Allotinus fallax thanasithi ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 38. (by literature)

Specimens Examined

Ranong : 1983.03.22. 1♀, P.Sukkit (YI)
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The butterfly is very rare. Hitherto, the specimen shown above is the only one record of this species from Thailand.
This taxon differs from all known related species and seems to be an undescribed species. Further taxonomic studies with more specimens, especially males, are needed.


Eliot, J.N.,1959 : New or little known Butterflies from Malaya.
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8) : 369-391, 1pl, 7 text-figs.

Eliot, J.N.,1986 : A review of the Miletini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 53(1):1-105, 108 figs.


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