Allotinus fabius arrius  Fruhstorfer, 1914

Allotinus fabius arrius ♂ Up. Allotinus fabius arrius ♂ Un.
♂, 2016.04.26. Yala, Thailand. (photo by L.Day)

ON : Allotinus fabius arrius Fruhstorfer, 1914
OD : Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 10(1):22.
TL : Montes Battak, Sumatra. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Satun ; Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
Allotinus fabius arrius map

Synonym

Allotinus thalebanus Murayama & Kimura, 1990 : The Nature and Insects 25(2):24, figs.20(HT,♂),21(HT,♂Un). TL. Thaleban, Satun, P.Thailand. (♂, RIEB)


Type Materials Information

arrius ; Lectotype ♂, Montes Battak, Sumatra. (NHML)
thalebanus ; Holotype ♂, Feb.1989. Thaleban National Park, Satun, P.Thailand. (RIEB, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Allotinus thalebanus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 544, pl.246, figs.L35,♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). (Thale Ban)
Allotinus thalebanus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 558, pl.252, figs.L60,♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). (Thale Ban)
Allotinus thalebanus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 38, figs.♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). (Thalebahn)
Allotinus fabius arrius ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 33, figs.53,♂,♂(Un),♂(Un),54,♀(Un). (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 1♂ 3♀ (incl.photo, photo by S.Atdhabhan & L.Day).
Betong dist. 2016.04.26. 1♂ L.Day (YI)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in primary forest at moderate elevations (alt.650m - 850m) and is more cautious than other species.
Hitherto taxon thalebanus is known only one male obtained in Satun, P.Thailand. We examined the type specimen, and consider it to be the variation of this species.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Uebersicht der Gerydinae und Diagnosen neuer oder verkannter Formen (Lep., Lyc).
Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 10(1):20-25, 10(2):59-63.

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

Murayama, S. & Kimura, Y.,1990 : Some new butterflies from Thailand.
The Nature and Insects 25(2):19-24.


Allotinus fabius arrius ♂ Allotinus fabius arrius ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by L.Day) ♀, 2016.04.09. Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Allotinus fabius arrius ♀ Allotinus fabius arrius ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by L.Day) ♀, Yala, Thailand.

Y.Inayoshi & K.Saito, 2016.08.31 - 2021.09.30.

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